MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 78.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% 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 Drive83.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (70%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 06:41
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 70%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i7-4770K-$430
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.1% Very good
SC Int 115
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 373
85% 373 Pts
MC Int 577
MC Float 615
MC Mixed 609
90% 601 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 56-$330
Device(1DA2 E376) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1612 MHz, MLim: 850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 230
Parallax 586
136% 391 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 365
Splatting 291
120% 280 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 127%
Great: 125%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$70
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 161 154 190 173 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 350
Write 260
Mixed 266
SusWrite 167
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 45.2
159% 60.9 MB/s
DQ Read 199
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 191
154% 216 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
422GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 128 129 129 129 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 155
Write 158
Mixed 79.6
SusWrite 128
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.9
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 22.1
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 67%
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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 H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 3,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $862
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