MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 86.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics118% 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 Drive106% 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 18:54
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 (72nd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 118
95% 118 Pts
QC Int 454
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 448
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 462
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 447
68% 449 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2280 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 390
Reflection 318
Parallax 375
119% 361 fps
MRender 299
Gravity 308
Splatting 209
117% 272 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 118%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 445 245 261 217 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 481
Mixed 341
SusWrite 278
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 99.7
4K Mixed 48.7
172% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 295
DQ Mixed 250
212% 311 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
465GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 91 91 94 93 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 89.7
Write 75.5
Mixed 51
SusWrite 92.8
57% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 52.5%
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)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 18,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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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