MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 91.7%, 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 Drive100% 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, 7 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, 30 days ago, 30 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 03 '21 at 21:46
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 (99th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.1
1-Core 120
2-Core 266
91% 160 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 517
69% 509 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 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: 460.89
Performing below potential (80th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 147
Parallax 149
109% 144 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 140
Splatting 123
110% 127 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 137 115 98 114 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 437
Mixed 319
SusWrite 128
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 53.4
188% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 178
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
531GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 423 438 435 437 433 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 422
Mixed 377
SusWrite 397
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 55.8
187% 69 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 290
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 207 207 208 207 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 206
Write 151
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 201
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 117%
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)
81.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 30.7
MC Mixed 24.8
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 27.6
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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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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