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 (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 95.3%, 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 01:41
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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)
95.3% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 726
82% 631 Pts
64-Core 733
49% 733 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$76
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 371 318 316 313 318 317 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 481
Mixed 398
SusWrite 326
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.9
219% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 356
269% 362 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
304GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 134 135 137 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 198
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 137
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 155 155 156 160 159 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 146
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 157
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.2%
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 @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 20.6
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 18.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 71%
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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 22,257 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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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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