MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 75.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 02 '19 at 21:50
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
75.3% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 107
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 317
QC Float 363
QC Mixed 365
79% 349 Pts
MC Int 545
MC Float 582
MC Mixed 576
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
CLim: 1592 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 345
Reflection 330
Parallax 385
111% 353 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 322
Splatting 219
108% 250 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$31
446GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 96.3
Write 102
Mixed 43
59% 80.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 14% Great: 62%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,847
Write 69.7
Mixed 136
1,208% 1,684 MB/s
4K Read 649
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 8.6
28,077% 221 MB/s
Poor: 41% Great: 166%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$107
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 113
Write 107
Mixed 69.5
72% 96.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 45% Great: 101%
Seagate ST3250312AS 250GB-$27
232GB free
Firmware: JC47
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 117
Write 111
Mixed 63.8
72% 97.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 19% Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
57.9% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.5
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.4
53% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 68%
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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).

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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: $1,000
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