MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 115%
UFO
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics149% 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 Drive116% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory30.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '20 at 18:44
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 128
2-Core 260
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 689
79% 606 Pts
64-Core 673
45% 673 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
149% Outstanding
Lighting 191
Reflection 199
Parallax 204
158% 198 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 185
Splatting 128
80% 147 fps
Poor: 114%
This bench: 149%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 367 476 488 484 487 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 469
Mixed 272
SusWrite 442
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 44.5
175% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 164
174% 287 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 116%
Great: 114%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
69GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,054
Write 1,539
Mixed 789
322% 1,461 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 63.8
286% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,160
DQ Write 1,104
DQ Mixed 702
645% 989 MB/s
Poor: 134% Great: 234%
WD Blue 320GB (2010)-$35
75GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 102 103 103 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 77.6
Write 81.4
Mixed 53.9
SusWrite 102
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
64.6% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.9
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 64%

 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 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $758
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