MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, 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
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, 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, 29 days ago, 25 days ago, 24 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 13 days 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 DateApr 06 '21 at 22:07
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Memory 91
1-Core 128
2-Core 256
90% 158 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 495
68% 495 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 149
Parallax 136
108% 139 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 138
Splatting 122
109% 126 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 146 129 127 113 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 435
Mixed 310
SusWrite 136
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 49.8
192% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 177
184% 300 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$96
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 420 441 435 438 435 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 433
Mixed 380
SusWrite 398
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 57
188% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 291
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
644GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 191 191 188 191 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 141
Mixed 82.4
SusWrite 185
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
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 2133 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
63% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 18.2
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 20.1
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63%
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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