MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
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 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 82.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics0.28% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (77th 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 (63rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Memory 91.8
1-Core 113
2-Core 225
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 426
8-Core 437
59% 432 Pts
64-Core 440
30% 440 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$320
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3520 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
0.28% Terrible
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 28
Parallax 4.7
1% 12.1 fps
MRender 0.4
Gravity 1
Splatting 220
0% 73.7 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 0.28%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$78
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 395 240 198 129 58 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th 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: 106%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$50
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 93 95 93 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th 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: 25%
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 (81st 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: 46%
This bench: 60.5%
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 5,476 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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