MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 79.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics62.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 11 '19 at 23:05
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
79.9% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 108
88% 109 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 418
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 422
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$140
CLim: 1268 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
62.6% Good
Lighting 179
Reflection 168
Parallax 242
62% 196 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 176
Splatting 124
63% 146 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 03090004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 50 50 50 50 49 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 464
Write 56.3
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 49.7
35% 164 MB/s
4K Read 11.6
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 43.9
99% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 48.1
DQ Mixed 42.4
46% 79.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 80%
Seagate ST33000650NS 3TB-$43
2TB free
Firmware: RA0B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 148 150 148 151 147 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 147
Write 143
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 149
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
204% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 88%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$8
28GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 44 45 26 15 15 16 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
36.3% Below average
Read 148
Write 45.2
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 26.6
77% 69.5 MB/s
4K Read 7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.4
155% 3.6 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G 32GB
1333, 1600, 1600, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 19.3
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 19.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 62%
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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 18,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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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