MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive97.7% 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
10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 9 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 8 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 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, 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 22:19
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i7-4770K-$430
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 117
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 462
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 596
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 629
93% 621 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
Zotac(19DA 1474) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvldumdx.dll Ver. 22.21.13.8233
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 536
Reflection 521
Parallax 616
175% 558 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 519
Splatting 288
158% 359 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 165%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$330
677GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 348
Mixed 360
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 30.4
145% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 98.6
125% 227 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 126%
WD WD40EZRX-00SPEB0 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 131
Write 146
Mixed 133
103% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.49
4K Mixed 0.2
93% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 81%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 24.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 4.4
46% 16 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 75.6%
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 12,403 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $925
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