MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.1% 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 Drive67.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 13 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 23:20
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 4.8 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 280
99% 210 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 739
78% 612 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-$310
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.12.1
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Lighting 385
Reflection 285
Parallax 750
101% 474 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 367
Splatting 346
98% 314 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 98%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT07B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 109 87 96 95 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 445
Write 131
Mixed 124
SusWrite 96.5
43% 199 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 18.9
114% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 47
82% 168 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB
93GB free
Firmware: DXM02D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 344 359 357 356 356 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 332
Mixed 228
SusWrite 355
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 39.2
160% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 125
137% 234 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CML8GX3M2B1600C11 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
62.8% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 17.9
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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