MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.1% 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
27 days ago, 27 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '19 at 14:54
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
67.5% Good
1-Core 123
2-Core 231
84% 177 Pts
4-Core 373
8-Core 557
60% 465 Pts
64-Core 601
40% 601 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
MSI(1462 3171) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
65.5% Good
Lighting 340
Reflection 162
Parallax 194
81% 232 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 166
Splatting 119
45% 141 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 286 303 294 300 296 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 423
Write 327
Mixed 273
SusWrite 296
74% 330 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 97.2
4K Mixed 39.1
140% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 140
134% 207 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$54
861GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 169 169 170 171 170 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 12
Write 62.1
Mixed 20
SusWrite 169
48% 65.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
83% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 115%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
730GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 93 93 91 94 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 119
Write 127
Mixed 69.4
SusWrite 92
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
186% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 17.3
MC Mixed 15.2
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 9.5
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 80%
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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 21,385 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $962
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