MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 91%, 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 Drive96.3% 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
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SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 19:38
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$150
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Memory 95.5
1-Core 130
2-Core 260
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 498
8-Core 507
68% 502 Pts
64-Core 512
34% 512 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (70th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 147
Parallax 136
109% 139 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 138
Splatting 122
108% 125 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$185
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 141 136 95 105 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 433
Mixed 308
SusWrite 129
73% 328 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 49.6
177% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 174
182% 299 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 108%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$97
429GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 414 406 419 419 421 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 417
Mixed 374
SusWrite 383
91% 402 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 56.9
179% 67.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 288
237% 340 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 114%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$32
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 189 191 191 190 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 156
Mixed 81.6
SusWrite 185
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
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)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 24.6
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.6
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 13,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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