MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive121% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '19 at 13:26
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
1-Core 113
2-Core 260
86% 187 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 680
77% 589 Pts
64-Core 689
46% 689 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.6%
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
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 579
Reflection 509
Parallax 645
152% 578 fps
Gravity 566
Splatting 268
157% 417 fps
Poor: 98% Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 305 314 305 295 308 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 493
Mixed 408
SusWrite 305
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 62.8
213% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 358
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
300GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 129 132 132 132 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 157
Mixed 80.1
SusWrite 131
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
449GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 173 175 175 173 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 136
Mixed 86
SusWrite 174
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.6%
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 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.9% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 21.9
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

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