MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (94th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 6 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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.
Graphics114% 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 Drive105% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '21 at 21:55
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (94th 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 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 132
2-Core 264
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 508
69% 504 Pts
64-Core 527
35% 527 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.7%
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 way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 141
Reflection 151
Parallax 140
114% 144 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 146
Splatting 127
115% 132 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$44
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 160 145 131 111 87 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 480
Mixed 348
SusWrite 140
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 54
197% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 179
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 446 462 464 448 468 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 476
Mixed 407
SusWrite 416
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.5
194% 70.6 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 118
143% 246 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 120%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$36
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 188 187 189 190 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 200
Mixed 89.4
SusWrite 183
125% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 113%
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 2000 MHz clocked @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 25.4
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 27.7
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.5%
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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