MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 68.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.9% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive105% 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)
Memory11.9 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 18:03
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 (64th percentile)
68.5% Good
1-Core 113
2-Core 225
79% 169 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 437
59% 432 Pts
64-Core 440
30% 440 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$349
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3520 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Relative performance (0th percentile)
7.9% Terrible
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 28
Parallax 4.7
1% 12.1 fps
MRender 0.4
Gravity 1
Splatting 220
17% 73.7 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 7.9%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 395 240 198 129 58 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 482
Mixed 331
SusWrite 248
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 50.5
179% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 252
213% 313 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$52
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 93 95 93 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
52% Above average
Read 87.9
Write 64.5
Mixed 51.9
SusWrite 93
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 52%
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)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 18.2
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.5%
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 21,428 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $965
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