MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141106
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '18 at 20:35
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 537
QC Mixed 517
118% 523 Pts
MC Int 667
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 704
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 101%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
62% Good
Lighting 180
Reflection 177
Parallax 193
57% 184 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 179
Splatting 124
66% 152 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Goodram C40 240GB
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM08.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 166 27 8.7 13 13 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 478
Write 312
Mixed 205
SusWrite 86.5
60% 270 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 21.7
101% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 64.4
82% 144 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 210 204 211 212 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 178
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 210
124% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 120%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
60.8% Good
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.1
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.7
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 2,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $972
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