MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.6% 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 Drive93.7% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:04
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 412
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 390
60% 397 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$220
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB; aorus gtx 1060 6gb
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2256 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
75.6% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 202
Parallax 219
71% 220 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 216
Splatting 170
79% 184 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$77
122GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 401
Mixed 409
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 43
4K Write 83.9
4K Mixed 26.9
144% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 46
DQ Write 259
DQ Mixed 26.3
57% 110 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
921GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 165
Mixed 156
127% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.34
122% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
54.8% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 17.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 14.7
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 2,626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $787
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $77
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $220Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $130SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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