MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics80.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.1% 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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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.
Very high background CPU (73%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory16.5 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime11 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 14:03
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 73%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4460-$185
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
47.7% Average
1-Core 87.1
2-Core 141
56% 114 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 226
31% 228 Pts
64-Core 273
18% 273 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Lighting 318
Reflection 296
Parallax 308
84% 307 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 296
Splatting 228
81% 243 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$80
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 325 321 322 319 328 325 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 415
Write 589
Mixed 528
SusWrite 323
105% 464 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 65.7
4K Mixed 31.6
115% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 576
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 403
316% 442 MB/s
Poor: 174%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 276%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$76
233GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 352 312 316 313 317 316 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 401
Write 370
Mixed 322
SusWrite 321
80% 353 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 38.7
134% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 357
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 165 164 165 165 164 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 121
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 163
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 114%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 174 174 175 174 173 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 166
Mixed 93
SusWrite 174
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G 20GB
1600, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
30.8% Below average
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.2
28% 9.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 10.4
SC Mixed 8.9
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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