MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive431% 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-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150814
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 11:30
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 710
79% 609 Pts
64-Core 709
48% 709 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1615 MHz, MLim: 1890 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
70% Good
Lighting 283
Reflection 249
Parallax 269
74% 267 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 255
Splatting 174
70% 205 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
98GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 21 21 21 22 22 22 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
431% Outstanding
Read 4,746
Write 23
Mixed 46.3
SusWrite 21.5
251% 1,209 MB/s
4K Read 597
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 2.9
910% 201 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 431%
Great: 358%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
658GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 143 143 141 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 154
Write 107
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 142
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
213% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 26.9
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 1,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $1,031
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