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 (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 93.8%, 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 Drive98.9% 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 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 05 '21 at 22:18
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU7%
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 4.6 GHz, turbo 6.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 135
2-Core 270
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 529
72% 526 Pts
64-Core 523
35% 523 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.8%
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 149
Parallax 136
110% 140 fps
MRender 119
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: 199 128 105 104 103 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 430
Mixed 314
SusWrite 124
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 50.7
186% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 177
184% 300 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
531GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 220 433 445 434 435 438 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 427
Mixed 383
SusWrite 401
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 56.5
191% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 291
238% 341 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
917GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 209 208 206 210 209 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 172
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 202
121% 166 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.03 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 2000 MHz clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.1
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 27.6
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.8%
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
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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