MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 90.7%, 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 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, 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)
Memory13.9 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 22:28
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 (98th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 125
2-Core 255
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 493
8-Core 500
68% 496 Pts
64-Core 507
34% 507 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 148
Parallax 135
109% 139 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 139
Splatting 120
109% 125 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 155 144 145 132 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 439
Mixed 306
SusWrite 144
75% 336 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 48.3
186% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 176
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$96
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 415 435 434 437 433 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 413
Mixed 384
SusWrite 395
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 56.3
180% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 291
238% 341 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
644GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 191 191 189 187 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 150
Mixed 88.9
SusWrite 185
109% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
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 (95th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 24
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 27.5
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.6%
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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