MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 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 89.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics143% 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 Drive110% 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)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime8.4 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '20 at 22:07
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th 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 above expectations (83rd percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Memory 95.9
1-Core 129
2-Core 255
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 687
72% 566 Pts
64-Core 687
46% 687 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$800
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2902 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 555
Reflection 514
Parallax 640
146% 569 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 554
Splatting 285
144% 371 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 143%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 423 471 479 480 484 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 454
Mixed 291
SusWrite 439
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 41.1
154% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 163
175% 291 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 112%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
86GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 292 327 325 325 327 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,191
Write 1,423
Mixed 556
SusWrite 343
248% 1,128 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 206
4K Mixed 60.9
260% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 1,120
DQ Write 1,067
DQ Mixed 695
631% 961 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 236%
Great: 236%
WD Blue 320GB (2010)-$30
31GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 99 99 99 99 99 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 105
Write 101
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 98
69% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 63%
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 (94th percentile)
63.9% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.6
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 21.4
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 63.9%
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
Gaming 46%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $758
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HDDRAMUSB
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