MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive125% 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 12:38
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 140
2-Core 276
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 729
80% 616 Pts
64-Core 729
49% 729 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2977 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 588
Reflection 516
Parallax 600
154% 568 fps
Gravity 574
Splatting 292
194% 433 fps
Poor: 119% Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 319 314 316 318 315 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 490
Mixed 398
SusWrite 321
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 64.7
220% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 358
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
304GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 138 137 139 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 182
Mixed 89
SusWrite 139
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$70
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 176 175 175 175 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 120
Mixed 85.1
SusWrite 175
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 95.8%
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 (97th percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 22.3
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 24.2
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 69%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $788
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