MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
-
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics117% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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 (79th 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 as expected (53rd percentile)
80% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 106
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 407
QC Mixed 422
95% 417 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 427
64% 430 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3507 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 381
Reflection 315
Parallax 365
116% 354 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 317
Splatting 206
118% 272 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 117%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 434 265 237 190 126 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th 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: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 92 94 95 91 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st 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: 23%
This bench: 52.1%
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)
60.3% 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: 44%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 64%
Take a copy of your results

 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 18,193 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: 74% - Very good Total price: $991
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $356Nvidia GTX 1070 $380Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $92
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $139Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $208Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $99
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $108Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $90SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $601SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $95SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback