MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 80%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.08% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime10.2 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 22:34
Run Duration192 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
80% Very good
Memory 90.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 238
87% 151 Pts
4-Core 377
8-Core 568
61% 472 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7917) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
3.08% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 2.8
Parallax 7.1
3% 4.63 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 5.3
3% 5.47 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.08%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba HG5d Q Series 256GB-$225
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HTRAN101
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 473
Write 448
Mixed 431
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 96.3
4K Mixed 42.6
142% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 346
251% 327 MB/s
Poor: 57% Great: 102%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
470GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 159 159 160 160 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 154
Write 124
Mixed 82.6
SusWrite 158
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$40
37GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 72 75 77 77 77 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 82.4
Write 76.2
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 74.6
53% 72.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 59%
Samsung FIT USB 3.0 64GB-$25
1GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 36.9
Write 25.9
33% 31.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.8
118% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 13% Great: 120%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
55.3% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 16.2
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 2: 0R 0G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
2% 7% 28 31 15 60 24.1" 1920 1080 ACI23C2 ASUS MX239
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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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