MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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
23 months ago, 23 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 27 '17 at 02:31
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
79.9% Very good
1-Core 127
2-Core 236
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 680
70% 551 Pts
64-Core 682
46% 682 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1677 MHz, MLim: 1823 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Lighting 393
Reflection 341
Parallax 379
103% 371 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 350
Splatting 231
94% 268 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
185GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 514
Write 385
Mixed 432
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 5.36
84% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 6.14
67% 154 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 86%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 416
Mixed 419
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 48.6
176% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 128
138% 232 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 113%
Great: 135%
Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 2BE10001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 120
Write 138
Mixed 122
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 3.52
4K Mixed 0.33
121% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 71%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
471GB free, PID a00a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 108
Write 104
Mixed 88.2
127% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.19
67% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 16.6
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $609
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