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 (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive99.4% 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín, 1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 29 '19 at 21:30
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.6% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 232
82% 174 Pts
4-Core 385
8-Core 387
53% 386 Pts
64-Core 419
28% 419 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-256M6S 2.5 7mm 256GB
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC8110E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 410 384 398 390 384 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 398
Mixed 305
SusWrite 388
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 37.5
140% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 199
178% 271 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 103%
Toshiba MQ01ABD032V 320GB
82GB free
Firmware: AX0C1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 84 90 91 86 91 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 95.8
Write 88.5
Mixed 39.5
SusWrite 88.1
57% 78 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
106% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 52.8%
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 (92nd percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 18.3
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.4
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 61%
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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 7,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $937
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