MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive105% 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, 4 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, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 29 days ago, 25 days ago, 24 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 13 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 12 '20 at 23:57
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
Memory 96.2
1-Core 126
2-Core 256
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 498
69% 501 Pts
64-Core 500
34% 500 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 148
Parallax 135
108% 139 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 137
Splatting 122
108% 125 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 159 145 145 145 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 437
Mixed 310
SusWrite 158
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 54.9
195% 70.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 177
184% 300 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$96
532GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 224 434 442 442 440 442 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 435
Mixed 383
SusWrite 404
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 57.4
191% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 290
238% 340 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 119%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 208 209 210 209 206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 207
Write 164
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 204
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 118%
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 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 34.3
MC Mixed 26.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 26.4
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 53.4
75% 53.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.7%
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
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Workstation
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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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