MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive133% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:08
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 464
108% 477 Pts
MC Int 637
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 679
100% 667 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 534
Parallax 576
176% 558 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 547
Splatting 297
165% 372 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 169%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$128
119GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF121C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 546 508 275 403 120 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 766
Write 564
Mixed 604
SusWrite 328
126% 566 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 154
4K Mixed 49.1
193% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 498
DQ Write 535
DQ Mixed 452
358% 495 MB/s
Poor: 97%
This bench: 133%
Great: 143%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$100
29GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 473 474 457 447 240 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 448
Mixed 359
SusWrite 423
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 48.4
177% 68 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 349
266% 360 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 116%
Great: 125%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
68GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 292 292 291 292 291 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 456
Mixed 395
SusWrite 310
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 66.2
222% 80.4 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 123%
Great: 122%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$92
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 98 99 97 97 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 98.2
Write 103
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 97.9
58% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
170% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1608ET3LX0. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 19.4
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 23.6
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 67%
Great: 69%
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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 12,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $910
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