MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 Drive77.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 22 '21 at 00:36
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Memory 94.4
1-Core 131
2-Core 246
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 444
8-Core 679
72% 562 Pts
64-Core 676
45% 676 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2807 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.63
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 141
Reflection 152
Parallax 141
114% 145 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 150
Splatting 128
118% 134 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 154 147 137 145 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 403
Write 208
Mixed 249
SusWrite 145
56% 251 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 93.6
4K Mixed 45.1
136% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 225
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 204
154% 207 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 174 174 174 173 174 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 124
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 174
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 21
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 26.4
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 76%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 8 6 144 23.8" 1280 720 AOC2490 G2490W1G4
Typical Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 2,586 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $991
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