MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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.
Graphics107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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, 28 days ago, 27 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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMay 09 '21 at 20:53
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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)
91% Outstanding
Memory 97.4
1-Core 131
2-Core 258
94% 162 Pts
4-Core 488
8-Core 495
67% 492 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
107% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 148
Parallax 151
108% 144 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 134
Splatting 123
107% 126 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 107%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 124 103 109 102 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
Read 421
Write 403
Mixed 278
SusWrite 125
68% 307 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 50.9
180% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 175
182% 299 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
429GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 391 398 400 394 402 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 421
Write 392
Mixed 347
SusWrite 366
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 50.6
171% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 290
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 188 189 191 190 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 158
Mixed 74
SusWrite 186
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 108%
Great: 112%
WD Elements 25A2 1.5TB
1TB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 99 100 100 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
39.9% Below average
Read 84.2
Write 81.1
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 99.6
106% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 66%
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 29
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 24.4
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.6
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 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.

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 12,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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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