MSI Z97I AC (MS-7851)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics66.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive115% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7851
MotherboardMSI Z97I AC (MS-7851)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150831
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 20:41
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 99%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
37.4% Below average
SC Int 57.8
SC Float 56.1
SC Mixed 59
46% 57.6 Pts
QC Int 181
QC Float 176
QC Mixed 181
41% 179 Pts
MC Int 207
MC Float 197
MC Mixed 196
30% 200 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
66.9% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 178
Parallax 216
65% 200 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 191
Splatting 126
68% 158 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 293 296 296 297 298 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 485
Mixed 396
SusWrite 312
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 57.3
193% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 356
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$22
118GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 74 74 74 74 73 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 114
Write 121
Mixed 63
SusWrite 73.8
68% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 54%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
57.3% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.6
60% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 14.9
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 84.8
47% 84.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 64%
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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 Z97I AC (MS-7851) Builds (Compare 412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97I AC (MS-7851) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $915
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