MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics111% 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 Drive139% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory26.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín, 1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateOct 18 '17 at 10:59
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 430
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 634
MC Float 658
MC Mixed 660
98% 651 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 321
Reflection 316
Parallax 304
98% 314 fps
MRender 231
Gravity 364
Splatting 232
120% 276 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 256GB-$152
134GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 470
Mixed 494
110% 492 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 37.7
151% 59.8 MB/s
DQ Read 359
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 66.7
126% 251 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 111%
Great: 110%
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$121
130GB free
Firmware: CXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 691
Write 530
Mixed 576
133% 599 MB/s
4K Read 59.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 33.1
194% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 560
DQ Write 452
DQ Mixed 177
222% 396 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 139%
Great: 249%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 156
Mixed 151
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.2
67% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1400 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
70.5% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.8
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 19
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 23
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 53.1
75% 53.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 78%
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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 12,770 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $986
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