MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 95.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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 Drive100% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 24 '17 at 13:49
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-4790K-$376
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.8 GHz, turbo 5.75 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 501
QC Mixed 451
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 698
MC Float 745
MC Mixed 732
108% 725 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2257 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 328
Parallax 383
113% 356 fps
MRender 232
Gravity 333
Splatting 258
118% 274 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 116%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Thnsn51t02duk NVMe TOSHIBA 1024GB
193GB free
Firmware: 5KDA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 704
Write 481
Mixed 652
136% 612 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 139
4K Mixed 53.4
189% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 510
DQ Mixed 156
168% 266 MB/s
Poor: 115%
This bench: 130%
Great: 198%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
175GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 407
Mixed 409
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 27.4
162% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 47.6
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 94
95% 145 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
618GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
51.4% Above average
Read 97.1
Write 81.8
Mixed 88.3
67% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.19
74% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 97%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 1TB
375GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 149
Write 129
Mixed 105
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.22
90% 1 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 101%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.4
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 27
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 89%
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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 11,553 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $986
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