MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 116%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics159% 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 Drive111% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 24 '22 at 08:25
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Memory 96.6
1-Core 128
2-Core 232
90% 152 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 663
68% 535 Pts
64-Core 685
46% 685 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3070-Ti-$600
Asus(1043 880E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 516.40
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
159% Outstanding
Lighting 229
Reflection 201
Parallax 194
185% 208 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 144
Splatting 122
128% 169 fps
Poor: 150%
This bench: 159%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 381 245 189 171 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 440
Mixed 372
SusWrite 219
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 59.8
202% 71.9 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 111%
Great: 134%
WD Green 5TB (2014)-$290
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 147 148 148 147 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 135
Write 140
Mixed 99.1
SusWrite 144
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.5
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 27.7
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 28.4
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 114%

 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 10 7 144 27" 1280 720 DELA0D1 Dell S2716DG
Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 15,831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $573
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