MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 91.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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 Drive97.9% 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
10 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 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, 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, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 26 days ago, 26 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 22:53
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$155
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 129
2-Core 258
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 499
69% 501 Pts
64-Core 514
34% 514 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
107% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 143
Parallax 135
106% 136 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 138
Splatting 117
109% 125 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$185
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 142 141 132 95 83 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 430
Mixed 310
SusWrite 133
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 47.8
182% 66.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 176
183% 300 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 108%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$82
428GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 212 418 413 415 417 419 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 441
Write 427
Mixed 369
SusWrite 382
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 50
178% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 291
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 112%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
623GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 189 187 188 187 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 180
Mixed 81.6
SusWrite 183
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
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)
84.1% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 24.7
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 27.6
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 81%

 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 60 23" 1280 720 SAM05C4 SyncMaster
Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 13,227 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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