MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive110% 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)
Memory12.1 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 18:42
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
79.8% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 95
SC Mixed 113
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 409
QC Mixed 407
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 428
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 440
65% 430 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3525 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 325
Parallax 118
90% 277 fps
MRender 297
Gravity 328
Splatting 212
121% 279 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 108%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 409 431 264 267 253 252 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 486
Mixed 329
SusWrite 313
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 50.4
178% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 255
216% 316 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 92 94 95 94 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 73.5
Mixed 50.1
SusWrite 92.6
57% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.2%
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)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.9
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.8%
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 18,124 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $991
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