MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
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 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 95.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive126% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '19 at 11:44
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU3%

 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 Extreme
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 (99th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
1-Core 137
2-Core 278
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 547
8-Core 732
84% 639 Pts
64-Core 727
49% 727 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 581
Reflection 509
Parallax 657
154% 582 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 569
Splatting 294
129% 377 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 143%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 315 313 316 318 319 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 491
Mixed 414
SusWrite 320
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 65.8
224% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 356
269% 362 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 126%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
304GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 127 124 126 126 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 151
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 126
101% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 174 175 173 173 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 125
Mixed 84
SusWrite 174
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.7%
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 25.5
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 21.7
70% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 25.8
SC Mixed 24
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.9%
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 22,005 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: 48% - Average Total price: $967
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