MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics115% 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 Drive102% 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-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 DateJan 30 '19 at 12:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 110
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 423
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 437
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 437
65% 436 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 306
Parallax 356
114% 346 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 310
Splatting 194
115% 265 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 115%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 318 163 201 55 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 470
Mixed 356
SusWrite 204
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 49.1
175% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 248
211% 311 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 93 95 93 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 90.7
Write 92
Mixed 48.9
SusWrite 93.1
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
58.4% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 17.6
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 64%
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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 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 18,145 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $991
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