MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics16% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive104% 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 18:00
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$243
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 113
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 425
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 428
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 428
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 439
65% 431 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3528 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
16% Very poor
Lighting 1.5
Reflection 32.7
Parallax 1.7
0% 12 fps
MRender 16
Gravity 10.1
Splatting 220
28% 82.1 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 16%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 346 190 163 70 82 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 478
Mixed 345
SusWrite 221
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.2
178% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 253
215% 316 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 91 93 94 92 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 90.2
Write 71.5
Mixed 51.1
SusWrite 92.2
56% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 52.4%
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 (80th percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 17.8
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.1%
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 18,202 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $969
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