MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.1%, 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 Drive98.8% 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
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 25 '20 at 22:26
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Memory 90.8
1-Core 133
2-Core 264
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 517
8-Core 515
71% 516 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 148
Parallax 136
108% 139 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 138
Splatting 121
109% 126 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$44
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 141 121 117 84 99 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Read 435
Write 426
Mixed 324
SusWrite 127
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 51.7
187% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 177
182% 298 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
532GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 425 430 429 434 435 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 430
Mixed 381
SusWrite 395
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 57.2
186% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 290
238% 339 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 207 206 209 209 211 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 145
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 202
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 112%
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 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 18.1
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 21.3
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 66.1
61% 66.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63%
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
Gaming 45%
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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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