MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.2% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 18:45
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%
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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 i5-4690-$178
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 91
1-Core 112
2-Core 221
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 419
58% 421 Pts
64-Core 422
28% 422 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$240
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 472.12
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.6% Good
Lighting 88.7
Reflection 88.7
Parallax 83.4
72% 86.9 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 78.1
Splatting 70.8
67% 86.8 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingdian S280-120GB 120GB
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0503A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 182 137 137 138 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 371
Mixed 361
SusWrite 155
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 48.5
163% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 91.2
135% 253 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 113%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
244GB free
Firmware: M3CR043
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 418 424 425 388 350 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 357
Write 393
Mixed 346
SusWrite 376
83% 368 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 57.1
190% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 157
175% 297 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 113%
Great: 125%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
534GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 77 75 79 80 81 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 89.9
Write 88.9
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 78
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.2
63% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 68%

 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 7 5 165 27" 1280 720 AUS2401 VG249Q1R
Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 13,493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $777
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