MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive124% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 12:34
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 (96th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 279
98% 209 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 736
79% 617 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 92%
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
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 551
Reflection 499
Parallax 592
145% 548 fps
Gravity 553
Splatting 283
187% 418 fps
Poor: 113% Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$76
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 330 317 313 317 318 319 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 484
Mixed 406
SusWrite 319
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 49.4
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 64.7
220% 77.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
304GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 140 139 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 187
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 140
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 160 159 159 160 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 154
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 160
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.6%
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 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 22.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $609
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