MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics64.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive40.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory19.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 04 '18 at 20:15
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 107
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 378
86% 381 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 587
MC Mixed 581
86% 571 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-$329
EVGA(3842 1788) 3GB
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
64.7% Good
Lighting 176
Reflection 136
Parallax 225
60% 179 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 205
Splatting 115
68% 155 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 240GB-$96
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8FM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 27 66 16 81 88 MB/s
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
40.6% Average
Read 216
Write 13.8
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 58
17% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 26.6
4K Mixed 20.9
69% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 51.4
68% 121 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 91%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$118
2TB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 43 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
60% Good
Read 166
Write 41.5
Mixed 28.7
SusWrite 43.1
51% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 60%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 0420 F3-12800CL9-4GBXL 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 58.8%
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 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 2,730 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $927
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