MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 91.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive108% 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.
Run History
11 days ago, 5 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 19:10
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 134
93% 134 Pts
QC Int 504
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 520
91% 507 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 708
MC Mixed 699
46% 689 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1578 MHz, MLim: 1821 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 224
Reflection 197
Parallax 216
68% 212 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 210
Splatting 0.2
60% 125 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$65
404GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 252 273 270 251 267 258 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 488
Mixed 247
SusWrite 262
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 51.3
185% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 227
199% 298 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
3.5TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 180 178 178 181 180 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 123
Write 141
Mixed 29
SusWrite 176
85% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
364% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04H1AA28-16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
79.2% Very good
MC Read 28.6
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 26.3
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 48.7
82% 48.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 80%
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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 Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 19,502 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $1,028
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