MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics145% 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 Drive123% 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)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '19 at 02:45
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 730
80% 619 Pts
64-Core 731
49% 731 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Lighting 579
Reflection 504
Parallax 661
152% 582 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 565
Splatting 288
146% 373 fps
Poor: 113%
This bench: 145%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$76
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 299 300 306 306 308 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 492
Mixed 407
SusWrite 309
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 64
219% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 358
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 123%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
293GB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 134 134 136 134 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
72.3% Very good
Read 118
Write 96.7
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 134
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
161% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$55
460GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 175 173 173 175 176 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 135
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 175
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
77.7% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 28.2
MC Mixed 22.3
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 77.7%
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 22,214 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $984
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