MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 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)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 15:18
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 110
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 412
QC Float 408
QC Mixed 391
92% 404 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 617
91% 608 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
67.8% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 182
Parallax 221
66% 205 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 193
Splatting 131
69% 159 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
3GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 398
Mixed 173
79% 357 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 45
172% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 111
115% 192 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
368GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 99.4
Write 101
Mixed 5.07
49% 68.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.23
100% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 21
MC Mixed 17.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 17.9
SC Mixed 15.3
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 85%
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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 12,302 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $832
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