MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics159% 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 Drive70.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 17:15
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Memory 94.6
1-Core 131
2-Core 222
88% 149 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 690
72% 567 Pts
64-Core 689
46% 689 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-$500
Nvidia(10DE 146B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
159% Outstanding
Lighting 222
Reflection 272
Parallax 203
179% 232 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 162
Splatting 142
136% 170 fps
Poor: 132%
This bench: 159%
Great: 166%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$23
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 129 55 60 124 25 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 310
Write 202
Mixed 239
SusWrite 109
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 31.7
137% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 162
138% 199 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 188 184 184 184 201 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 142
Write 159
Mixed 69.2
SusWrite 188
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0
86% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
74.9% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 21.8
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 25.1
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 10,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $788
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