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 (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive107% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory13.8 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 12:41
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 (93rd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 141
2-Core 281
98% 173 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 734
77% 604 Pts
64-Core 725
49% 725 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2977 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 582
Reflection 506
Parallax 598
153% 562 fps
Gravity 571
Splatting 302
193% 437 fps
Poor: 67% Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 316 314 318 315 317 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 488
Mixed 388
SusWrite 320
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47.2
166% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 356
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
304GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 141 141 137 140 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 193
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 140
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$66
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 162 161 160 160 160 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 155
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 160
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
141% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93%
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)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 25.5
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 66%

 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)

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