MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. 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 70.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics93.5% 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 Drive83.9% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateFeb 02 '19 at 15:21
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 above expectations (72nd percentile)
70.5% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 235
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 432
60% 438 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$349
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3525 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 317
Parallax 366
99% 356 fps
MRender 290
Gravity 317
Splatting 208
87% 272 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 153 90 45 86 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
Read 487
Write 270
Mixed 150
SusWrite 101
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 34.9
144% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 106
138% 252 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$52
466GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 88 91 92 90 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 89.8
Write 84.3
Mixed 49
SusWrite 90.3
57% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51.8%
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)
59.4% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 17.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 64%
Take a copy of your results

 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
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $55
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $288Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $603SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback