MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
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 81.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.3% 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
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 31 '19 at 18:57
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%
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 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 (58th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 112
2-Core 224
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 424
56% 415 Pts
64-Core 432
29% 432 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$314
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3525 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 320
Parallax 374
102% 361 fps
MRender 297
Gravity 328
Splatting 211
94% 279 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$85
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 372 454 238 265 256 244 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 476
Mixed 338
SusWrite 305
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 49.6
178% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 252
214% 315 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$90
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 91 94 94 92 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 85.4
Write 68.8
Mixed 49.6
SusWrite 92.6
54% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
144% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 51.2%
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 (84th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 65%

 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 6,619 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $848
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