MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics136% 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 Drive122% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 10 '19 at 09:02
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Memory 93.1
1-Core 125
2-Core 252
90% 157 Pts
4-Core 477
8-Core 656
74% 566 Pts
64-Core 662
44% 662 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
136% Outstanding
Lighting 540
Reflection 499
Parallax 638
142% 559 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 525
Splatting 286
137% 358 fps
Poor: 112%
This bench: 136%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 298 318 318 317 318 314 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 484
Mixed 392
SusWrite 314
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 62.6
213% 75.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 349
266% 358 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
300GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 127 127 127 127 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 144
Mixed 85.1
SusWrite 126
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
449GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 175 175 174 176 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 110
Mixed 74.6
SusWrite 175
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 114%
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 (78th percentile)
60% Above average
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 16.8
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60%
Great: 77%
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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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Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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