MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics131% 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 Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 10:51
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 112
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 368
QC Mixed 377
85% 375 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 579
MC Mixed 568
85% 565 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 392
Parallax 415
131% 412 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 405
Splatting 249
131% 299 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 131%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$70
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 461
Write 203
Mixed 239
66% 301 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 75.9
4K Mixed 13.3
90% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 69.4
75% 127 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 94%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 108
Write 112
Mixed 108
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.18
90% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 86%
Samsung HD250HJ 250GB
102GB free
Firmware: FH100-06 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
39.8% Below average
Read 55.4
Write 83
Mixed 49.3
47% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.26
70% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1867 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (40th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
56% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.5
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 17.4
48% 16.7 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 56%
Great: 76%
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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 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 4,488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $758
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