MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
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 Days
Run DateAug 03 '21 at 20:41
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 95.9
1-Core 129
2-Core 258
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 505
69% 504 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 91.5%
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 (43rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 127
Reflection 130
Parallax 125
103% 128 fps
MRender 118
Gravity 131
Splatting 109
104% 119 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$40
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 135 104 95 90 79 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.7% Outstanding
Read 429
Write 447
Mixed 308
SusWrite 116
73% 325 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 53.5
188% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 176
183% 300 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.7%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$90
276GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 415 444 436 439 439 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 431
Mixed 385
SusWrite 397
95% 421 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.1
186% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 292
239% 340 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
610GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 187 187 185 187 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 145
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 180
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
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 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 24
80% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 26.9
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 54.3
74% 54.3 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 81%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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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: 54% - Above average Total price: $738
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