MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (70th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Memory 92.9
1-Core 113
2-Core 216
83% 141 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 431
59% 430 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$320
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3536 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86.3% Excellent
Lighting 4
Reflection 26.2
Parallax 1.6
1% 10.6 fps
MRender 292
Gravity 313
Splatting 194
91% 267 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$78
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 250 204 209 90 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st 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: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$71
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 84 95 94 93 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd 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: 25%
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 (77th 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: 46%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 64%

 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 5,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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