MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 74%
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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics7.99% 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 Drive108% 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 18:32
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 (61st percentile)
68% Good
1-Core 113
2-Core 226
80% 169 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 429
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 68%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$349
CLim: 2310 MHz, MLim: 3535 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Relative performance (0th percentile)
7.99% Terrible
Lighting 6.1
Reflection 17.7
Parallax 3.1
1% 8.97 fps
MRender 0.7
Gravity 0.6
Splatting 215
16% 72 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 7.99%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 469 400 253 266 241 136 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 472
Mixed 330
SusWrite 294
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 50.3
179% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 250
214% 315 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$52
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 94 95 91 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 92.9
Write 65.5
Mixed 49.1
SusWrite 93
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.4%
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)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.1
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: 60.2%
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 21,386 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: 47% - Average Total price: $962
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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