MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive307% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory20.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150814
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 12:47
Run Duration234 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 120
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 403
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 591
MC Float 652
MC Mixed 636
94% 626 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 416
Reflection 384
Parallax 395
126% 398 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 416
Splatting 254
133% 303 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 130%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$209
556GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1446 1428 1456 1441 1464 1486 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
307% Outstanding
Read 2,352
Write 2,085
Mixed 1790
SusWrite 1,453
431% 1,920 MB/s
4K Read 59.5
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 86
286% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 930
DQ Write 666
DQ Mixed 795
595% 797 MB/s
Poor: 206%
This bench: 307%
Great: 366%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
301GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 601 602 603 601 602 606 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 716
Write 600
Mixed 485
SusWrite 602
135% 601 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 57.5
207% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 770
DQ Write 608
DQ Mixed 716
528% 698 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 160%
Great: 256%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
611GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 157 154 156 155 152 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 156
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 155
106% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
WD Black 4TB (2013)-$225
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 140 140 140 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 162
Write 163
Mixed 109
SusWrite 139
106% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
213% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 99%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
310GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 101 104 103 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 95.2
Write 94.5
Mixed 73.8
SusWrite 103
68% 91.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
181% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 17.5
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 19.6
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58%
Great: 68%
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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 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 3,860 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 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,026
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