MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 98.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 Drive127% 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 21:39
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 286
100% 214 Pts
4-Core 559
8-Core 747
85% 653 Pts
64-Core 744
50% 744 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 562
Reflection 503
Parallax 599
147% 555 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 553
Splatting 285
125% 367 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 318 317 318 318 317 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 493
Mixed 402
SusWrite 324
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 65.9
228% 81.8 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 127%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
307GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 127 124 127 126 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 153
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 125
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 177 175 175 175 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 127
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 174
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.6%
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 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.9
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 21
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 73%
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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 22,077 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: 47% - Average Total price: $977
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