MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 139%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 90.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics180% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive211% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 03 '17 at 14:06
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 439
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 657
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 688
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Lighting 587
Reflection 559
Parallax 670
191% 605 fps
MRender 289
Gravity 570
Splatting 312
173% 390 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 180%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
199GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 414
Mixed 426
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 50.7
190% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 134
155% 268 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 119%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
169GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 419
Mixed 419
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.9
192% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 286
DQ Mixed 124
150% 264 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
107GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
237% Outstanding
Read 2,163
Write 1,138
Mixed 1,152
326% 1,484 MB/s
4K Read 57
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 50.7
220% 79.3 MB/s
DQ Read 394
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 152
160% 267 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 237%
Great: 232%
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$100
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 2,033
Write 959
Mixed 937
287% 1,309 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 43.9
177% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 422
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 131
167% 300 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 211%
Great: 176%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
959GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 103
Write 105
Mixed 96.1
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.25
90% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
350GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 193
Write 118
Mixed 136
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.18
76% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 20.4
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 12,307 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $832
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