MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.2% 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 Drive98.2% 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.
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:32
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 5 GHz, turbo 6.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 150
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 505
QC Mixed 430
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 745
MC Float 793
MC Mixed 785
116% 774 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1390 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 186
Parallax 314
80% 243 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 214
Splatting 137
73% 168 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 416
Mixed 422
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 32.2
164% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 46.3
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 111
75% 88.4 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
184GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 146
Write 139
Mixed 102
96% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.29
117% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 26.9
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 27.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 46.9
85% 46.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 89%
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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 12,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

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