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 (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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 90.9%, 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 Drive98.5% 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, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 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, 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 04 '21 at 23:08
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%
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 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 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Memory 96.4
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
93% 162 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 512
68% 501 Pts
64-Core 497
33% 497 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.9%
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 (43rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 128
Reflection 130
Parallax 138
104% 132 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 128
Splatting 109
102% 119 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$185
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 172 95 78 63 58 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 426
Mixed 294
SusWrite 103
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 52.4
187% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 178
185% 302 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
276GB free
Firmware: M3CR032
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 420 434 432 442 418 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 465
Write 424
Mixed 384
SusWrite 383
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 56.4
183% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 290
239% 341 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
610GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 188 185 187 190 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 131
Mixed 85.4
SusWrite 174
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
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 (97th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 23.9
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 27.6
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.9%
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) - $190

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