MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 77.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive99.3% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '24 at 09:42
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 27%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Memory 88.3
1-Core 113
2-Core 206
78% 136 Pts
4-Core 364
8-Core 511
55% 437 Pts
64-Core 562
35% 562 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$400
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 551.23
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 139
Reflection 146
Parallax 135
113% 140 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 146
Splatting 121
104% 128 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Tcsunbow X3 240GB
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0526A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 247 127 123 114 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 404
Mixed 433
SusWrite 160
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 52.6
171% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 137
165% 289 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
50.7% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 16.3
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 79
51% 79 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 86%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 71 60 60 23.8" 1280 720 BNQ78E7 BenQ GW2480
Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 6,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

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