MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 92.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics142% 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 Drive109% 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)
Memory30.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '20 at 15:26
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
1-Core 130
2-Core 274
94% 202 Pts
4-Core 531
8-Core 718
82% 625 Pts
64-Core 717
48% 717 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 92.2%
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 (91st percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 565
Reflection 519
Parallax 591
148% 558 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 550
Splatting 291
143% 372 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 142%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$49
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 296 424 482 489 489 487 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 456
Mixed 270
SusWrite 444
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 37.6
151% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 163
174% 290 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$71
92GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 490 328 328 328 326 326 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
240% Outstanding
Read 2,190
Write 1,520
Mixed 751
SusWrite 354
266% 1,204 MB/s
4K Read 50.9
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 62.2
268% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,169
DQ Write 1,086
DQ Mixed 692
639% 982 MB/s
Poor: 135%
This bench: 240%
Great: 235%
WD Blue 320GB (2010)-$32
42GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 90 91 91 91 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 61.1
Write 59
Mixed 46.6
SusWrite 90.1
47% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
158% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1608DT1TX0. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 25.1
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 48.2
83% 48.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 64%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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