MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics96.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.2% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 13 '21 at 09:48
Run Duration262 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%
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 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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)
91.5% Outstanding
Memory 95.7
1-Core 129
2-Core 258
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 504
8-Core 509
69% 506 Pts
64-Core 516
35% 516 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.5% Outstanding
Lighting 121
Reflection 122
Parallax 117
98% 120 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 119
Splatting 101
95% 110 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$185
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 146 95 94 77 81 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 431
Write 437
Mixed 306
SusWrite 109
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 48.6
176% 65.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 176
183% 299 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 108%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$82
367GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 413 411 423 446 447 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 420
Mixed 381
SusWrite 385
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 56.4
181% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 290
238% 340 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
613GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 186 186 188 188 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 154
Mixed 86.1
SusWrite 175
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 100%
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 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
MC Read 33.7
MC Write 33.7
MC Mixed 26.2
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 28.7
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 67: 10R 5G 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
67% 17% 102 335 263 60 23" 1920 1080 SAM05C4 SyncMaster
History: Score 27: 2R 5G 2B | Score 51: 7R 4G 4B | Score 67: 10R 5G 2B
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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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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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