MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics146% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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 20 '19 at 13:40
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 (100th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 277
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 736
83% 635 Pts
64-Core 737
50% 737 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 583
Reflection 508
Parallax 657
153% 582 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 570
Splatting 284
147% 373 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 146%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 316 315 315 316 316 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 488
Mixed 400
SusWrite 319
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 64.1
220% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 355
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 124%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
229GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 124 127 126 125 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 186
Write 144
Mixed 85.6
SusWrite 126
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$66
371GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 172 174 173 176 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 123
Mixed 81.8
SusWrite 174
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 114%
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 (97th percentile)
73.9% Very good
MC Read 30
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 21.1
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 66%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $828
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