MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 71.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics89.7% 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 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 18:59
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 (79th percentile)
71.6% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 236
84% 177 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 444
61% 447 Pts
64-Core 377
25% 377 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$340
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Lighting 370
Reflection 299
Parallax 355
95% 341 fps
MRender 290
Gravity 302
Splatting 188
83% 260 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 445 267 245 243 154 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 465
Mixed 339
SusWrite 286
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 49
174% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 250
212% 312 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$46
465GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 92 93 93 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
53.3% Above average
Read 92.8
Write 75
Mixed 50.2
SusWrite 92.8
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.3%
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 (62nd percentile)
58.1% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 19.4
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 58.1%
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 20,775 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: 45% - Average Total price: $987
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HDDRAMUSB
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