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 (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 92.2%, 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 Drive95.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
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, 6 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, 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 month 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, 25 days ago, 25 days ago, 21 days ago, 4 days ago, 3 days ago, 3 days ago, 2 days 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
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 12:27
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 (99th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 506
8-Core 511
69% 509 Pts
64-Core 513
34% 513 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2652 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 134
Reflection 141
Parallax 147
109% 141 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 139
Splatting 115
109% 124 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 109%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 211 137 96 86 82 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 449
Write 421
Mixed 282
SusWrite 117
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 46.6
178% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 171
181% 299 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 416 415 421 408 416 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 411
Mixed 371
SusWrite 382
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.1
187% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 284
236% 339 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 116%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
619GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 188 187 187 186 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 149
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 183
110% 151 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%
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 (99th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 25
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.6
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 83.3%
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
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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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