MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 131%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive211% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 16:58
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 539
123% 541 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 743
MC Mixed 729
108% 722 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 425
Reflection 401
Parallax 422
131% 416 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 407
Splatting 259
132% 303 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 132%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$62
83GB free
Firmware: MU01.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 234 66 55 55 55 56 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 432
Mixed 410
SusWrite 86.9
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 49.7
175% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 237
200% 287 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 94%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 635 303 293 282 264 243 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 2,050
Write 1,485
Mixed 589
SusWrite 337
246% 1,115 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 169
4K Mixed 46.2
216% 86.5 MB/s
DQ Read 975
DQ Write 1,020
DQ Mixed 716
616% 903 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 211%
Great: 237%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
913GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 233 230 224 219 233 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 228
Write 188
Mixed 95.2
SusWrite 228
135% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 131%
Great: 114%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$85
931GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 107 107 108 108 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 114
Write 103
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 107
72% 97.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 75%
Hitachi HUS724030ALE641 3TB
1TB free
Firmware: MJ8OA5F0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 156 157 157 157 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Read 140
Write 162
Mixed 90.5
SusWrite 156
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.7
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE4G3D1608DE1TX0. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 24.3
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 26.1
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 79%
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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 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 13,834 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 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $792
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