MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 133%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics179% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateMay 06 '19 at 20:49
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
82% Excellent
Memory 92.4
1-Core 122
2-Core 217
85% 144 Pts
4-Core 387
8-Core 555
61% 471 Pts
64-Core 602
40% 602 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,180
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
179% Outstanding
Lighting 605
Reflection 576
Parallax 744
159% 642 fps
MRender 509
Gravity 645
Splatting 320
180% 491 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 179%
Great: 196%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$90
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 144 140 145 144 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 315
Write 209
Mixed 224
SusWrite 147
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 99.1
4K Mixed 38.8
143% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 152
118% 157 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 82%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
104GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 563 596 624 627 621 554 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 714
Write 634
Mixed 627
SusWrite 598
145% 643 MB/s
4K Read 59.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 73.9
246% 83.5 MB/s
DQ Read 781
DQ Write 681
DQ Mixed 1,017
684% 826 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 174%
Great: 319%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
888GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 178 179 179 180 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 221
Write 164
Mixed 95.3
SusWrite 179
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 115%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
54.9% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 17.5
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 82%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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