MSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime3.9 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 13:12
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 above expectations (68th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 255
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 435
8-Core 667
71% 551 Pts
64-Core 666
45% 666 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 360
Parallax 414
114% 402 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 416
Splatting 252
110% 303 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$89
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 458 466 424 423 425 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 437
Write 428
Mixed 371
SusWrite 430
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 52.9
184% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 117%
Great: 135%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
312GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 116 116 114 123 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Read 178
Write 157
Mixed 35
SusWrite 118
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 20.6
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 24.9
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $829
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