MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 91.7%, 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 Drive101% 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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 19:22
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.5 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.3
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 511
8-Core 468
68% 489 Pts
64-Core 522
35% 522 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 90%
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 above expectations (82nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 135
Reflection 148
Parallax 135
109% 139 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 140
Splatting 124
110% 127 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$44
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 154 112 106 111 104 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 437
Mixed 306
SusWrite 131
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 52.5
191% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 178
185% 302 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
429GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 203 433 442 433 437 433 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 426
Mixed 375
SusWrite 397
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.2
188% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 118
143% 246 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 115%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 187 187 188 188 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 149
Mixed 77.3
SusWrite 182
108% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 106%
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 (97th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 24.6
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 27.6
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.2%
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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