MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% 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 Drive112% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
3 months ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 16 '19 at 01:40
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$220
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
78.5% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 438
QC Mixed 402
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 425
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 321
Reflection 314
Parallax 328
100% 321 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 301
Splatting 234
106% 248 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 318 153 144 134 133 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 478
Mixed 377
SusWrite 169
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 58.7
211% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 229
208% 319 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 112%
Great: 118%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$86
296GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 187 189 188 188 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 136
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 187
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.6
438% 2.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 111%
USB DISK 3.0 64GB
3GB free, PID 5200
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 182
Write 84.5
Mixed 63
119% 110 MB/s
4K Read 5.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.2
85% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 8% Great: 39%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
30GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 8.1 8.7 8.4 8.3 8.4 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
10.9% Very poor
Read 20.8
Write 10.5
Mixed 5.5
SusWrite 7.8
13% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.3
83% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.9%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
34.6% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 10
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 11.3
SC Mixed 10.4
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 63%
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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 17,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,003
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