MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96.1% 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 Drive107% 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 05:17
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
63.5% Good
1-Core 119
2-Core 235
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 367
8-Core 452
54% 410 Pts
64-Core 452
30% 452 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$349
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3520 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Lighting 391
Reflection 322
Parallax 408
102% 374 fps
MRender 296
Gravity 330
Splatting 205
89% 277 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 411 389 275 228 262 227 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 484
Mixed 337
SusWrite 299
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 49.4
174% 63.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 249
211% 311 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$52
489GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 93 95 93 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 92.4
Write 87
Mixed 52.1
SusWrite 93.3
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.4%
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 (76th percentile)
59.9% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 64%
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 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 21,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $962
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HDDRAMUSB
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