MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 73.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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 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%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
73.6% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 382
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 385
MC Mixed 392
59% 391 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3520 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 375
Reflection 307
Parallax 359
114% 347 fps
MRender 296
Gravity 313
Splatting 196
116% 268 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 115%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 433 243 227 258 249 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st 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: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 92 92 95 93 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th 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: 23%
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 (73rd 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: 44%
This bench: 59.4%
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 18,121 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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