MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 98.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '18 at 18:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 133
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 515
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 523
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 516
78% 517 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$170
CLim: 1335 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.12.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63.7% Good
Lighting 175
Reflection 166
Parallax 267
64% 203 fps
MRender 139
Gravity 173
Splatting 128
63% 147 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$43
172GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 530 295 131 108 108 97 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 575
Write 576
Mixed 517
SusWrite 211
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 51.9
181% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 486
DQ Mixed 322
261% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 109%
Great: 197%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
567GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 183 184 183 184 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 186
Mixed 78.6
SusWrite 183
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 23.9
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 23.5
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 49.1
81% 49.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 6,367 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,003
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