MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 91.3%, 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 Drive101% 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
8 months ago, 8 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, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 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, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 23 days ago, 6 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 1 day ago, 11 hrs 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 13 '20 at 13:39
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 (98th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 129
2-Core 256
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 508
69% 504 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 147
Parallax 149
108% 143 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 137
Splatting 121
108% 125 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$44
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 151 145 145 144 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 434
Mixed 310
SusWrite 158
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 49
185% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 180
185% 302 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
532GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 422 442 441 435 441 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 443
Mixed 384
SusWrite 403
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57
186% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 291
238% 339 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 118%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 208 205 210 213 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 170
Mixed 84.3
SusWrite 204
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
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 (99th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 27.1
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 26
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 83.1%
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
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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