MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.3%, 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 Drive99% 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, 9 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
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateMay 09 '21 at 21:22
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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)
91.3% Outstanding
Memory 97.5
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 504
68% 497 Pts
64-Core 511
34% 511 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 150
Parallax 137
110% 141 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 137
Splatting 123
109% 127 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$44
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 157 144 143 122 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 423
Mixed 311
SusWrite 144
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 40.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 50.3
183% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 176
183% 300 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 99%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
429GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 403 413 420 418 369 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 451
Write 421
Mixed 371
SusWrite 370
91% 403 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 54.8
183% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 291
239% 342 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 114%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 189 189 189 186 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 185
Mixed 77.9
SusWrite 182
115% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
WD Elements 25A2 1.5TB
1TB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 101 100 100 100 100 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
40.2% Average
Read 84.5
Write 80.8
Mixed 48.5
SusWrite 99.3
106% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 40.2%
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 (97th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 24.2
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 27.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 48.1
83% 48.1 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.

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 12,645 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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