MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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 Drive118% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 10 '19 at 08:46
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 242
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 654
75% 573 Pts
64-Core 655
44% 655 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 528
Reflection 495
Parallax 568
138% 530 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 559
Splatting 284
126% 369 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 318 318 317 311 304 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 487
Mixed 400
SusWrite 312
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 59.9
202% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
300GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 136 140 140 140 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 196
Mixed 84.8
SusWrite 139
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
449GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 172 173 173 175 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 118
Mixed 75.9
SusWrite 174
98% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
59.9% Above average
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.1
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 69%
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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 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 22,148 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $977
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HDDRAMUSB
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