MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
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 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 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% 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 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)
Memory13.2 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 01:54
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 259
94% 198 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 701
73% 572 Pts
64-Core 710
48% 710 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 85.3%
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)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 556
Reflection 502
Parallax 649
148% 569 fps
MRender 261
Gravity 552
Splatting 287
125% 367 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 329 317 317 317 316 316 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 487
Mixed 398
SusWrite 318
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 64.3
220% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 357
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
304GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 139 139 138 140 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 167
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 139
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 174 172 174 175 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 130
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 174
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.4%
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)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 20.6
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 18.8
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 72.1%
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 22,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

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