MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 110%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 28 '19 at 15:13
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 147
2-Core 282
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 737
78% 608 Pts
64-Core 761
51% 761 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 578
Reflection 502
Parallax 629
152% 569 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 552
Splatting 278
142% 363 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 142%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 314 320 315 299 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 493
Mixed 409
SusWrite 308
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 65.5
223% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 271
229% 334 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 125%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
277GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 123 127 127 126 126 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 187
Write 144
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 126
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$72
470GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 173 175 174 174 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 123
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 174
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.5%
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 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 69%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $788
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