MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
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 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 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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)
Memory13.7 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 21:55
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 11%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 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)
90.9% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 129
2-Core 255
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 504
68% 502 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.9%
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
107% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 148
Parallax 135
106% 138 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 139
Splatting 123
109% 126 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$44
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 153 144 145 145 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 431
Mixed 323
SusWrite 157
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.5
184% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 175
183% 300 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
532GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 433 441 437 439 439 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 423
Mixed 380
SusWrite 403
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 56
180% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 290
238% 340 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 116%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 180 209 209 211 206 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 178
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 204
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 117%
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 (95th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 23.9
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 26.9
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 56.3
71% 56.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.7%
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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