MSI Z97 U3 PLUS (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive91.5% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97 U3 PLUS (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 25 '19 at 18:40
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 above expectations (78th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Memory 94.9
1-Core 131
2-Core 259
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 439
8-Core 671
71% 555 Pts
64-Core 664
45% 664 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Lighting 44.5
Reflection 41.3
Parallax 54.2
36% 46.7 fps
MRender 56.4
Gravity 52.4
Splatting 38.4
33% 49.1 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB-$190
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 168 208 203 202 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 389
Write 256
Mixed 291
SusWrite 198
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 44.4
172% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 292
DQ Write 210
DQ Mixed 241
183% 248 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$32
317GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 173 173 175 175 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 147
Write 121
Mixed 85
SusWrite 173
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 114%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E680 500GB
249GB free
Firmware: GR2OA3E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 99 99 99 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 79.5
Write 79
Mixed 30.7
SusWrite 98.9
52% 72 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 59%
Toshiba MQ01ABD050 500GB-$35
111GB free
Firmware: AX001A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 78 78 78 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
44% Average
Read 75.7
Write 76.5
Mixed 30
SusWrite 77.5
47% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 44%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 77%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 U3 PLUS (MS-7922) Builds (Compare 99 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 U3 PLUS (MS-7922) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $795
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