MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 74.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive120% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:36
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
74.9% Very good
SC Int 93
SC Float 98.2
SC Mixed 96.2
77% 95.8 Pts
QC Int 358
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 369
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 695
MC Mixed 686
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
69.5% Good
Lighting 221
Reflection 188
Parallax 225
69% 211 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 195
Splatting 138
70% 163 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 405
Mixed 417
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 52.7
196% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 121
149% 265 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$199
36GB free
Firmware: EXT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 231
Mixed 358
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 88.5
4K Mixed 29.4
156% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 88
126% 238 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$86
2TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 149
Mixed 149
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.22
86% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 113%
Sony DSC 64GB
8GB free, PID 0c02
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
13.3% Very poor
Read 31.1
Write 16.1
Mixed 15.5
24% 20.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 1.21
100% 1.29 MB/s
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 above expectations (94th percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 22.4
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 71.6%
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 13,892 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: 90% - Excellent Total price: $789
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HDDRAMUSB
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