MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 82.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.7% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 16:41
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 30%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Memory 90.3
1-Core 119
2-Core 225
85% 145 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 670
68% 535 Pts
64-Core 682
46% 682 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
HP(103C 82F5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 1950 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
46.8% Average
Lighting 53.4
Reflection 61.1
Parallax 86.4
43% 67 fps
MRender 63.6
Gravity 63.4
Splatting 42.2
51% 56.4 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 256GB-$38
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0518BS
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 382 375 174 136 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 464
Mixed 420
SusWrite 252
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 34.4
147% 56.6 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 173
162% 248 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 119%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$80
931GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 191 202 201 195 194 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 134
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 196
97% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
367% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Verbatim STORE N GO 16GB
14GB free, PID 0302
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.6 4 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
1.46% Terrible
Read 3.5
Write 1.8
Mixed 1.8
SusWrite 3.7
4% 2.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
2% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.46%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
60% Good
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 3,719 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 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $923
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