MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 89.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive95.1% 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
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, 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, 29 days ago, 25 days ago, 24 days ago, 17 days ago, 17 days ago, 13 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 03 '21 at 21:12
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 (96th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 253
92% 160 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 509
67% 492 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 147
Parallax 134
107% 138 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 140
Splatting 121
110% 126 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 199 88 79 79 85 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 420
Mixed 298
SusWrite 102
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 47.7
179% 66.4 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 174
182% 298 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$96
429GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 213 435 435 430 433 437 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 439
Write 431
Mixed 376
SusWrite 397
93% 411 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 54.6
190% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 355
DQ Mixed 118
144% 250 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
628GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 190 187 187 188 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 132
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 183
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 105%
Great: 112%
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 @ 2211 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 25
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 28.7
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.8%
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
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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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