MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 18:43
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$243
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 117
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 437
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 449
MC Mixed 449
68% 452 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3536 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 57.4
Reflection 321
Parallax 2.7
12% 127 fps
MRender 296
Gravity 323
Splatting 210
120% 276 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 367 238 207 187 96 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 470
Mixed 349
SusWrite 252
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 48.7
173% 62.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 250
212% 311 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
465GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 90 92 94 92 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
52% Above average
Read 89.2
Write 75.7
Mixed 49.5
SusWrite 91.8
56% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 52%
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 (80th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 17.9
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 19.1
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.5%
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 18,233 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $969
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