MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 78.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics133% 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 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.
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
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140408
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:14
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
78.4% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 119
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 367
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 618
MC Mixed 592
89% 596 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 398
Parallax 416
131% 415 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 414
Splatting 261
135% 308 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
158GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 415
Mixed 429
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 94.1
4K Mixed 34.7
158% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 130
142% 240 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 107%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 410
Mixed 418
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 48.6
180% 62.5 MB/s
DQ Read 312
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 108
125% 216 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 113%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$43
931GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 162
Write 145
Mixed 145
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.25
100% 1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
38.4% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.6 GB/s
Latency 56.7
70% 56.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 72%
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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 12,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $910
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HDDRAMUSB
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