MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 79.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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 Drive101% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory21.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 11:31
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 Xeon E3-1241 v3-$282
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
79.4% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 365
QC Mixed 387
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 589
MC Mixed 583
86% 577 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1641 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 320
Parallax 355
111% 346 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 326
Splatting 218
110% 252 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 394
Mixed 405
96% 431 MB/s
4K Read 35.9
4K Write 71.3
4K Mixed 39.3
142% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 108
134% 240 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 101%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 135
Write 138
Mixed 132
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.09
4K Mixed 0.28
106% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$45
815GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 164
Write 146
Mixed 132
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.99
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.28
117% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2X2133C9 0420 F3-14900CL10-8GBXL 0215 CMZ8GX3M2X2133C9 0420 F3-14900CL10-8GBXL 24GB
2133, 1867, 2133, 1867 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
70.6% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.6
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 24.5
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 71%
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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 12,339 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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $832
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