MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics14.2% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 (62nd 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)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 113
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 426
96% 421 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 440
66% 437 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3520 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 28
Parallax 4.7
1% 12.1 fps
MRender 0.4
Gravity 1
Splatting 220
24% 73.7 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
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: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 93 95 93 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st 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: 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)
60.5% 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: 44%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 18,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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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