MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 97.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 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)
Memory13.4 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 01:51
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 (100th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
1-Core 141
2-Core 278
99% 209 Pts
4-Core 558
8-Core 734
85% 646 Pts
64-Core 733
49% 733 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 97.5%
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
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 563
Reflection 503
Parallax 595
148% 554 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 554
Splatting 292
143% 370 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 142%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 318 317 316 311 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 492
Mixed 400
SusWrite 315
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 65.6
224% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 357
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 125%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
304GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 138 139 140 141 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 199
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 139
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 176 175 174 174 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 125
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 175
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.3%
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 (96th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 21.1
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 69%
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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 22,195 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $977
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