MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 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 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% 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 Drive107% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 26 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 10 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 10 '20 at 18:07
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 528
72% 526 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.51
Performing below potential (80th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 148
Parallax 135
109% 139 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 141
Splatting 123
111% 128 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 144 145 145 144 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 255
Mixed 331
SusWrite 157
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 55.2
200% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 177
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
532GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 446 456 467 466 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 245
Mixed 407
SusWrite 422
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.1
193% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 352
DQ Mixed 285
236% 339 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 123%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 207 207 208 207 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 162
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 204
120% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 119%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 24
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 26.4
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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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: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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