MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 14 '21 at 21:54
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 4.6 GHz, turbo 6.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 135
2-Core 261
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 522
8-Core 520
71% 522 Pts
64-Core 530
36% 530 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.4%
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 134
Reflection 147
Parallax 135
108% 139 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 137
Splatting 123
108% 126 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 122 116 123 116 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 441
Write 433
Mixed 302
SusWrite 134
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 53
188% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 179
185% 302 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$96
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 436 437 433 435 432 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 433
Mixed 380
SusWrite 399
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 56.4
188% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 290
238% 340 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
644GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 191 188 190 189 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 47.3
Mixed 81
SusWrite 185
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
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 (97th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 24.2
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 27.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.1%
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
Gaming 45%
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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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