MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 120%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics147% 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 22:46
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 138
2-Core 275
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 730
81% 624 Pts
64-Core 726
49% 726 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.5%
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: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 589
Reflection 507
Parallax 665
155% 587 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 570
Splatting 296
147% 378 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 147%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 314 312 312 316 317 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 491
Mixed 416
SusWrite 317
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 65.8
228% 81.7 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 357
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 127%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
307GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 123 125 126 126 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 153
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 125
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 173 173 173 174 175 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 163
Write 124
Mixed 81
SusWrite 174
99% 136 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 (89th percentile)
62% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.6
60% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62%
Great: 76%
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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 28,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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