MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
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 89.5%, 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 Drive96.6% 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, 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, 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, 1 month ago, 29 days ago, 28 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 17 days ago, 20 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 DateApr 09 '21 at 19:06
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
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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 (95th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Memory 96.5
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 499
66% 486 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.5%
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 (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 148
Parallax 137
106% 139 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 140
Splatting 122
110% 126 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 147 119 113 108 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 432
Mixed 300
SusWrite 131
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 47.8
177% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 177
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 426 438 428 418 436 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 428
Mixed 382
SusWrite 393
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 57
183% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 290
238% 340 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
644GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 192 189 186 188 188 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 149
Mixed 81
SusWrite 184
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
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 @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 28.8
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 29.8
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 91.4%
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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