MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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 Drive60.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 23:17
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
1-Core 137
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 690
72% 562 Pts
64-Core 707
48% 707 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 401
Reflection 391
Parallax 450
105% 414 fps
MRender 225
Gravity 410
Splatting 266
108% 300 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 240GB-$199
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 98 87 96 88 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 138
Write 179
Mixed 158
SusWrite 94.9
32% 143 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 96.9
4K Mixed 34.6
137% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 131
DQ Write 181
DQ Mixed 75.4
79% 129 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 67%
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$120
149GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 352 240 206 180 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 464
Mixed 417
SusWrite 233
90% 403 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 57.5
195% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 256
222% 329 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 111%
Great: 125%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$65
145GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 81 81 81 81 81 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 87
Write 83.8
Mixed 89
SusWrite 80.4
63% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 76%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$73
200GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 170 167 170 169 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 138
Write 154
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 169
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
364% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 110%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$40
118GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 144 145 145 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 170
Mixed 64.8
SusWrite 144
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.5
433% 3 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 25.6
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 25
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 79%
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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 24,715 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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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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