MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics92.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 23:16
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
79.8% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 246
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 641
71% 545 Pts
64-Core 640
43% 640 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Lighting 374
Reflection 353
Parallax 367
96% 365 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 364
Splatting 233
88% 267 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 272 274 273 274 274 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 458
Mixed 338
SusWrite 284
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 49.1
169% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 224
204% 311 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 105%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 198 198 199 198 199 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 188
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 198
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
57.6% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.4
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 19.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 4,182 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,036
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $143Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 $198Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $102
Intel Core i5-9600K $219AMD RX 580 $167Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $695SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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