MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics112% 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 Drive148% 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 18:58
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
69.9% Good
1-Core 104
2-Core 208
73% 156 Pts
4-Core 396
8-Core 401
54% 399 Pts
64-Core 407
27% 407 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 487
Reflection 470
Parallax 514
128% 491 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 421
Splatting 266
112% 312 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 112%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$169
378GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 465 473 591 607 610 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
148% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 436
Mixed 598
SusWrite 526
114% 501 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 65
216% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 753
DQ Write 652
DQ Mixed 1,067
700% 824 MB/s
Poor: 230%
This bench: 148%
Great: 363%
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
57GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 127 102 110 109 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 438
Write 157
Mixed 210
SusWrite 115
51% 230 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 89.5
4K Mixed 40.4
150% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 125
98% 133 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
441GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 120 127 127 127 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 168
Write 172
Mixed 71.8
SusWrite 125
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 114%
Seagate Expansion 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 120 122 123 124 124 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 95.8
Write 116
Mixed 69.7
SusWrite 118
74% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 3.9
4K Mixed 0.7
183% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (44th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.2% Above average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 50.2%
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 24,149 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)

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