MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive94% 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)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '19 at 11:59
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 (67th percentile)
83% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 99.9
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 453
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 465
MC Float 450
MC Mixed 464
69% 460 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$350
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3519 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 321
Parallax 372
120% 363 fps
MRender 295
Gravity 324
Splatting 202
119% 274 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 119%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$79
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 170 166 71 67 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 481
Mixed 252
SusWrite 133
75% 337 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 45.5
167% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 216
195% 298 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
461GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 91 88 90 88 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 85.4
Write 86.4
Mixed 50
SusWrite 89.3
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 50.2%
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 (80th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 17.8
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 20.3
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.2%
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 18,208 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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