MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 87.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive82.5% 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.
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)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime8.4 Days
Run DateJun 22 '21 at 23:10
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 128
2-Core 248
91% 157 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 682
71% 555 Pts
64-Core 688
46% 688 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 93%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk G5 BICS4 500GB
318GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 415000WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 238 218 220 218 220 219 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 434
Write 297
Mixed 266
SusWrite 222
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 26
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 28.5
122% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 253
210% 304 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 105%
ST2000DM 008-2FR102 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 2773
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 122 122 122 122 125 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 136
Write 159
Mixed 110
SusWrite 122
180% 132 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
40% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 76%
WD My Passport 0830 1TB
373GB free, PID 0830
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 82 82 82 82 82 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
35.6% Below average
Read 79.3
Write 78.6
Mixed 49.4
SusWrite 81.9
98% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
101% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 44%
WDC WD40 EFRX-68N32N0 4TB
1.5TB free, PID 2773
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 123 122 122 122 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Read 151
Write 149
Mixed 90
SusWrite 121
170% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
122% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 23.7
83% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 28.7
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 87%

 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 9 7 75 0" 1280 720
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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 7 (MS-7916) - $203

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