MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive98% 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, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 3 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, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 26 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 10 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 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 20:07
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 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 (96th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Memory 96.2
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 474
8-Core 514
67% 494 Pts
64-Core 479
32% 479 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 90%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 144 141 122 98 79 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 433
Mixed 296
SusWrite 140
74% 328 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52.7
178% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 174
182% 300 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
429GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 428 424 423 425 361 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 403
Mixed 382
SusWrite 396
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 53.4
177% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 283
236% 340 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 114%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 187 186 189 188 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 157
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 185
112% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
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)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 24.7
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 26.7
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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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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