MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics116% 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 Drive94.7% 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.
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, 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, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 26 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 10 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 23:16
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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 (98th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 129
2-Core 257
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 496
68% 496 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 144
Reflection 156
Parallax 146
117% 148 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 148
Splatting 128
116% 134 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 158 120 102 89 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 437
Write 421
Mixed 292
SusWrite 126
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 52.8
170% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 174
182% 300 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 413 419 419 421 405 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 447
Write 420
Mixed 370
SusWrite 379
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.3
184% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 290
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$29
623GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 187 190 190 184 185 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 146
Mixed 84.9
SusWrite 182
110% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
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 @ 2200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 25
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 27.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 82.1%
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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