MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 91.7%, 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 Drive99.8% 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, 6 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, 29 days ago, 29 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)
Memory13.7 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 22:00
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 95.4
1-Core 129
2-Core 257
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 508
8-Core 510
70% 509 Pts
64-Core 508
34% 508 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 147
Parallax 136
108% 139 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 137
Splatting 122
108% 126 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: 229 145 145 144 140 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 426
Mixed 321
SusWrite 155
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.1
180% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 176
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
532GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 440 440 437 438 443 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 419
Mixed 385
SusWrite 404
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 47.1
167% 63.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 284
236% 340 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 111%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 210 210 211 211 212 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 156
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 205
119% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 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 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 23.9
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 26.9
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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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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