MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
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 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.4% 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 Drive257% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 25 days ago, 24 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 09 '19 at 21:47
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU6%

 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 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
1-Core 123
2-Core 246
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 432
8-Core 642
69% 537 Pts
64-Core 618
42% 618 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Lighting 333
Reflection 307
Parallax 320
88% 320 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 308
Splatting 241
84% 252 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$400
734GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1344 1172 1169 1170 1155 1154 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
257% Outstanding
Read 2,093
Write 1,423
Mixed 682
SusWrite 1194
300% 1,348 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 60.2
201% 72.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,015
DQ Write 709
DQ Mixed 823
625% 849 MB/s
Poor: 173%
This bench: 257%
Great: 297%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
771GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 476 480 486 486 486 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 481
Mixed 414
SusWrite 480
106% 468 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 53.4
175% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 362
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%
WD WD4002FFWX-68TZ4N0 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A83
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 176 177 173 177 178 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 175
Mixed 77
SusWrite 176
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.7
227% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.5
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 59%
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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 22,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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