MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 81%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.7% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7845
MotherboardMSI Z97-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140428
Uptime7.9 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 04:51
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
81% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 121
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 397
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 382
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 607
MC Float 647
MC Mixed 617
93% 624 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 81%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Lighting 355
Reflection 178
Parallax 201
92% 244 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 191
Splatting 127
68% 157 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 466
Mixed 455
106% 473 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 21.1
130% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 30.5
76% 153 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 106%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$399
112GB free
Firmware: EXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 373
Write 243
Mixed 221
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 28.2
118% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 77.6
81% 137 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 73%
Great: 124%
WD Green 6TB (2014)-$213
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 116
Write 117
Mixed 116
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 2.69
4K Mixed 0.3
115% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 171
Mixed 161
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.24
86% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 102%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
517GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 158
Write 150
Mixed 154
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.29
93% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 112%
WD Green 6TB (2014)-$213
213GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 108
Write 141
Mixed 112
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.17
75% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (43rd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.2% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.2%
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-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) Builds (Compare 541 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-GD65 GAMING (MS-7845) - $224

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $896
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