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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% 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 Drive97.8% 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, 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, 7 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 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, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago, 22 days ago, 6 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 4 days ago, 1 day ago, 10 hrs ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime3 Days
Run DateMay 04 '21 at 20:18
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%
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-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 96
1-Core 129
2-Core 258
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 494
8-Core 496
68% 495 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2625 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 152
Parallax 142
106% 142 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 144
Splatting 126
114% 131 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$44
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 218 136 144 142 142 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 419
Write 399
Mixed 312
SusWrite 150
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 53.5
179% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 174
183% 300 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
429GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 409 395 392 399 400 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 390
Write 389
Mixed 341
SusWrite 369
84% 372 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 55.2
174% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 289
237% 339 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 109%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 189 188 189 187 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 177
Mixed 79.1
SusWrite 184
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
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 (93rd percentile)
79.9% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 24.3
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 25.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.9%
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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