MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 82.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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 Drive91.5% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '18 at 11:20
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
82.9% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 433
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 413
MC Mixed 424
64% 425 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 342
Reflection 302
Parallax 320
103% 321 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 307
Splatting 237
107% 250 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 292 283 293 291 284 270 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 426
Mixed 328
SusWrite 285
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 49.4
168% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.9
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 43.4
42% 63.2 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 125%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$72
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 75 76 77 77 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 73.1
Write 66.8
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 76.1
47% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (74th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.1% Above average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 16.7
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 62%
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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 12,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $832
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