MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive103% 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)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 31 '19 at 17:56
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
68.4% Good
1-Core 113
2-Core 216
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 431
59% 430 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$349
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3536 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Relative performance (0th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 4
Reflection 26.2
Parallax 1.6
1% 10.6 fps
MRender 292
Gravity 313
Splatting 194
85% 267 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 250 204 209 90 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 476
Mixed 338
SusWrite 210
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 49.4
177% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 249
212% 313 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$52
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 84 95 94 93 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 93.2
Write 91.2
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 91.9
60% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 63%
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 (84th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 17.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 64%
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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 21,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $962
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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