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 93.4%, 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
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, 22 days ago, 6 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 1 day ago, 9 hrs ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 19 '20 at 19:44
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%
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 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 4.6 GHz, turbo 6.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 137
2-Core 269
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 521
8-Core 518
71% 520 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.4%
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 above expectations (82nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 147
Parallax 134
109% 139 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 140
Splatting 124
110% 128 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$44
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 156 144 144 144 145 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 465
Mixed 334
SusWrite 157
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 54.1
199% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 177
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 107%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
532GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 446 461 466 468 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 456
Mixed 399
SusWrite 420
101% 447 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.1
194% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 290
238% 340 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 123%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 208 209 209 209 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 168
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 202
122% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
153% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 118%
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 (97th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 24.6
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 27.6
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.4%
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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