MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 67.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics93% 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 Drive106% 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 18:19
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 as expected (56th percentile)
67.1% Good
1-Core 106
2-Core 226
77% 166 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 419
58% 421 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$342
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3507 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 315
Parallax 365
98% 354 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 317
Splatting 206
87% 272 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 434 265 237 190 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 477
Mixed 339
SusWrite 270
89% 396 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 49.8
175% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 250
212% 312 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$52
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 94 95 91 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 88.2
Write 67.9
Mixed 52.4
SusWrite 92.9
55% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 52.1%
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)
60.3% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 17.9
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.3%
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 21,517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $965
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