MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 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 89.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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, 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, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 4 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, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 17 days ago, 20 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 31 '20 at 00:49
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Memory 96
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 476
8-Core 470
65% 473 Pts
64-Core 479
32% 479 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 147
Parallax 134
108% 138 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 138
Splatting 122
109% 126 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 154 137 123 118 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 428
Mixed 309
SusWrite 140
74% 333 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 53.5
189% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 175
183% 301 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
532GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 219 419 440 434 432 431 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 424
Mixed 386
SusWrite 396
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 56.4
185% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 290
238% 340 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 209 210 206 207 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 156
Mixed 85.1
SusWrite 202
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 116%
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 (97th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 24.7
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 27.6
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82%
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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