MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics137% 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 Drive117% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farver, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 01 '19 at 15:18
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
76.7% Very good
1-Core 128
2-Core 224
84% 176 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 619
64% 505 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 620
Reflection 481
Parallax 631
163% 577 fps
MRender 257
Gravity 526
Splatting 277
136% 354 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 137%
Great: 146%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
719GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 471 471 484 482 463 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 484
Mixed 396
SusWrite 470
104% 464 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 90.7
4K Mixed 50.6
173% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 245
DQ Write 385
DQ Mixed 286
225% 305 MB/s
Poor: 99%
This bench: 117%
Great: 383%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 26.9
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 26.4
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 49.4
81% 49.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 97%
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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 22,817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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