MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive99.6% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín, 1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 29 '19 at 21:28
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670K-$280
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
73.7% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 230
81% 173 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 403
55% 400 Pts
64-Core 406
27% 406 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-256M6S 2.5 7mm 256GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC8110E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 378 411 386 408 409 386 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 388
Mixed 290
SusWrite 396
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 38
140% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 267
DQ Mixed 183
172% 270 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 103%
Toshiba MQ01ABD032V 320GB
82GB free
Firmware: AX0C1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 87 91 91 85 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 89.5
Write 96.3
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 88.2
57% 78.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 51%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73EB0-CK0 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
60.1% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.2
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 7,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $952
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