MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics104% 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 Drive55% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '19 at 11:02
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User PER-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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790-$349
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
65.6% Good
1-Core 113
2-Core 223
79% 168 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 589
60% 476 Pts
64-Core 586
39% 586 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 290
Parallax 341
103% 320 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 294
Splatting 232
104% 243 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU630 240GB
223GB free
Firmware: R1210A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 388 380 382 387 387 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 393
Mixed 340
SusWrite 385
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 26.4
136% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 89.1
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 35.6
76% 148 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 93%
Great: 87%
WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 79 119 120 75 77 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
55% Above average
Read 452
Write 360
Mixed 310
SusWrite 120
69% 310 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 19.7
84% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 82
DQ Mixed 41
46% 79.5 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55%
Great: 55%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$25
53GB free
Firmware: 1002YAM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 66 65 64 65 65 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 76
Write 68.2
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 65.1
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 60%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$22
90GB free
Firmware: JC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 96 97 93 84 94 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
49.9% Average
Read 80.7
Write 80.8
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 92.9
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 71%
HP Portable HDD 1TB
269GB free, PID 1840
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 98 101 102 102 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 99.2
Write 99.2
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 100
106% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.3
22% 0.37 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/8G 32GB
1333, 1600, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 20.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 62%
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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 20,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $993
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