MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive223% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150213
Uptime19 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 17:07
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 481
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 472
MC Mixed 486
72% 479 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 8548) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1582 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 333
Reflection 300
Parallax 345
104% 326 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 309
Splatting 209
105% 241 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$328
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 2,201
Write 1,187
Mixed 1,312
345% 1,567 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 32.3
185% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 48.2
DQ Write 328
DQ Mixed 173
138% 183 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 223%
Great: 276%
Seagate IronWolf 4TB (2016)-$110
3TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 150
Write 153
Mixed 139
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.24
89% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 108%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1.5TB
456GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Read 81.7
Write 74.4
Mixed 69.9
95% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.21
65% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
59.6% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 17.5
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 83%
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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 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 2,581 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 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $968
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