MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics141% 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 Drive108% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '20 at 15:17
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 (78th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
1-Core 129
2-Core 256
90% 192 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 687
73% 568 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 90%
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 (87th percentile)
141% Outstanding
Lighting 559
Reflection 512
Parallax 638
147% 570 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 546
Splatting 294
142% 371 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 141%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$49
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 417 475 477 475 477 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 457
Mixed 293
SusWrite 436
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 37.9
151% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 329
DQ Mixed 162
174% 290 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$71
80GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,138
Write 1517
Mixed 622
313% 1,426 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 207
4K Mixed 65.9
266% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,093
DQ Write 1,054
DQ Mixed 688
622% 945 MB/s
Poor: 135% Great: 235%
WD Blue 320GB (2010)-$32
42GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 72 73 72 71 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 97.5
Write 99.5
Mixed 68.9
SusWrite 71.6
62% 84.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 65%
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 (93rd percentile)
63.5% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.5%
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 25,871 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $803
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