MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive91.4% 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.
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.
Run History
27 days ago, 27 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory20.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 31 '20 at 12:12
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$209
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Memory 91.5
1-Core 112
2-Core 216
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 593
67% 512 Pts
64-Core 588
40% 588 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 8518) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
61.1% Good
Lighting 75.4
Reflection 86.4
Parallax 76.9
61% 79.6 fps
MRender 77.7
Gravity 75.6
Splatting 67.2
61% 73.5 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel S3500 Series 480GB-$120
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: D2010370
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 404 394 387 413 412 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 338
Write 411
Mixed 302
SusWrite 385
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 35.2
138% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 252
DQ Mixed 259
198% 269 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 98%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$16
21GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 14 16 12 18 19 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 142
Write 99
Mixed 109
SusWrite 26.4
118% 94 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 3.6
4K Mixed 4.4
292% 4.43 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
DDR3 1600 8G Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 1600 8G Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C-PB 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.4
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 20.1
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 59%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 1,989 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $794
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