MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 136%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics178% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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)
Memory21.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 20:19
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.7 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 519
QC Float 533
QC Mixed 530
120% 527 Pts
MC Int 687
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 724
107% 714 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Lighting 586
Reflection 532
Parallax 670
191% 596 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 568
Splatting 299
169% 380 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 178%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
156GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 727
Write 549
Mixed 564
136% 613 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 97
4K Mixed 22.4
162% 57.9 MB/s
DQ Read 57.3
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 22.7
35% 63.9 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 113%
Great: 236%
Seagate ST5000LM000-2AN170 5TB
4TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 117
Write 103
Mixed 50.4
66% 90 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.03
4K Mixed 0.44
175% 2.09 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 67%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 125
Write 128
Mixed 92.4
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.57
114% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$54
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 126
Write 132
Mixed 105
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.42
94% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 0420 F3-1866C9-8GXM 0420 F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 0420 F3-1866C9-8GXM 24GB
1867, 1867, 1867, 1867 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
69.8% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.4
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 22.5
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 71%
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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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