MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics102% 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 Drive98.7% 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, 9 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, 3 months ago, 3 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, 25 days ago, 25 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 31 '21 at 12:03
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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)
93.9% Outstanding
Memory 94.6
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 537
74% 538 Pts
64-Core 520
35% 520 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.9%
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 (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 128
Parallax 135
102% 130 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 127
Splatting 107
101% 117 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$185
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 139 112 104 90 74 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 443
Write 434
Mixed 327
SusWrite 114
74% 329 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 52.1
189% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 176
182% 297 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
276GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 425 440 431 431 435 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 424
Mixed 383
SusWrite 390
93% 413 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 57.2
190% 70.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 291
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
610GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 187 186 188 187 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 144
Mixed 84.2
SusWrite 178
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 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 2133 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
87.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.6
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 26.3
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 28.7
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.7%
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 13,177 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) - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $978
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