MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140408
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 19:41
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
77.8% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 230
82% 173 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 603
67% 516 Pts
64-Core 604
40% 604 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
61% Good
Lighting 242
Reflection 208
Parallax 224
64% 225 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 224
Splatting 178
61% 186 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 137 50 39 38 36 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 487
Mixed 399
SusWrite 100
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 56.4
197% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 225
207% 318 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 117%
Corsair Force 3 60GB
56GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 57 57 59 60 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 179
Write 62.3
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 57.7
22% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 32.7
118% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 81
DQ Write 61.4
DQ Mixed 68
52% 70.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 52%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$66
69GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 89 92 93 91 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 102
Write 70
Mixed 94.8
SusWrite 91.5
67% 89.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
113% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 19.5
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 64%
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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 23,947 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $851
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