MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive98.5% 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, 8 hrs ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '21 at 20:07
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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)
92% Outstanding
Memory 95.1
1-Core 130
2-Core 261
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 509
70% 511 Pts
64-Core 517
35% 517 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 149
Parallax 136
108% 139 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 139
Splatting 124
109% 126 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 128 109 106 110 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 436
Mixed 309
SusWrite 127
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 39
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 51.1
184% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 177
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 433 434 435 429 432 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 463
Write 418
Mixed 380
SusWrite 396
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 34.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 51
180% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 290
238% 339 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 115%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
644GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 191 190 191 188 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 163
Mixed 80.9
SusWrite 184
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 108%
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 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 23.9
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 26.2
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 56.7
71% 56.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
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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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