MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics95.2% 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 Drive105% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '19 at 04:59
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Memory 88.7
1-Core 101
2-Core 190
76% 126 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 388
52% 385 Pts
64-Core 392
26% 392 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3520 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Lighting 125
Reflection 118
Parallax 112
101% 118 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 104
Splatting 85.1
88% 110 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$100
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 433 243 227 258 249 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 470
Mixed 347
SusWrite 301
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 47.7
168% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 250
212% 311 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$70
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 92 95 93 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 94.2
Write 93.9
Mixed 49.1
SusWrite 93.2
60% 82.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 53.9%
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 (79th percentile)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.6
MC Mixed 17.9
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 18.7
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.4%
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 11,648 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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