MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive98.5% 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.
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
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, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 5 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, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months 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, 23 days ago, 22 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 29 '21 at 22:43
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.6 GHz, turbo 6.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 135
2-Core 271
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 527
8-Core 526
72% 526 Pts
64-Core 537
36% 537 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
101% Outstanding
Lighting 123
Reflection 129
Parallax 123
99% 125 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 129
Splatting 107
102% 117 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 142 82 84 87 80 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 436
Mixed 286
SusWrite 105
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 52.7
186% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 176
184% 301 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
276GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 430 434 433 436 389 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 423
Mixed 378
SusWrite 382
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 57.7
189% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 291
239% 342 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 117%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
610GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 189 188 189 189 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 134
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 176
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 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)
89% Excellent
MC Read 34
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 26.1
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 28.6
74% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 89%
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 13,150 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: 54% - Above average Total price: $738
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