MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
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 92.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive98.6% 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, 8 hrs ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '21 at 19:41
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%
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)
92.7% Outstanding
Memory 95.9
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
94% 163 Pts
4-Core 518
8-Core 511
70% 515 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.7%
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 below potential (75th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
108% Outstanding
Lighting 136
Reflection 149
Parallax 136
110% 140 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 135
Splatting 122
107% 125 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 135 108 107 99 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 420
Mixed 304
SusWrite 123
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 51.2
184% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 176
183% 300 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 429 424 435 435 438 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 425
Mixed 374
SusWrite 395
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.4
190% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 291
239% 342 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 118%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 188 185 189 191 190 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 140
Mixed 85
SusWrite 183
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 105%
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 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 34.2
MC Mixed 26.8
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 29.8
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 89.3%
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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