MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.2% 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 Drive109% 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 18:48
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 91.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 222
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 426
58% 426 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$320
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3523 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 321
Parallax 401
102% 371 fps
MRender 297
Gravity 328
Splatting 211
94% 278 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$78
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 449 284 267 261 229 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 470
Mixed 338
SusWrite 310
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 49.7
178% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 250
213% 313 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 109%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$50
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 92 92 93 91 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 93.4
Write 76.3
Mixed 49
SusWrite 92.7
57% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 53.5%
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 (77th percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 64%

 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 5,476 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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