MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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 Drive102% 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 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)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 06:50
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 408
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 591
MC Float 632
MC Mixed 623
92% 615 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 321
Reflection 288
Parallax 349
102% 319 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 287
Splatting 205
99% 228 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 100%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
262GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 433
Mixed 470
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 38.3
140% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 73.7
107% 199 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
220GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 168
Write 139
Mixed 147
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.21
4K Mixed 0.24
90% 1 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
58.4% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 18.4
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 63%
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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 12,215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $799
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