MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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 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 85.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:35
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 100%

 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 i7-4790K-$328
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 120
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 420
97% 429 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 651
95% 637 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 417
Reflection 392
Parallax 426
130% 412 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 417
Splatting 263
135% 309 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 133%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme II 120GB-$130
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1311
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 294 310 303 317 295 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 275
Mixed 250
SusWrite 304
74% 332 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 39
160% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 153
157% 258 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 101%
Great: 99%
Samsung MZ7LN128HCHP-000H1 128GB
2GB free
Firmware: EMT02H0Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 445
Write 56
Mixed 61.7
40% 188 MB/s
4K Read 35.3
4K Write 45
4K Mixed 24.1
108% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 45.2
DQ Mixed 56.9
80% 158 MB/s
Poor: 55% Great: 86%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$97
460GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 460 455 460 472 462 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 472
Mixed 395
SusWrite 458
102% 452 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 63.9
213% 75.2 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 353
266% 356 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$58
275GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 83 82 80 83 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 92
Write 75.3
Mixed 52
SusWrite 81.2
55% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST9160412AS 160GB-$24
116GB free
Firmware: 0003HPM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 83 84 83 83 84 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
46.4% Average
Read 79
Write 69.5
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 82.7
51% 69.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.5% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 11.1
MC Mixed 9.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 11
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 60.1
66% 60.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 64%
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L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 2,610 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: 80% - Excellent Total price: $790
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $359Nvidia GTX 1070 $340Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $130Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $234Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $97
Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair 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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