MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 77%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% 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 Drive188% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 19:48
Run Duration232 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
77% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 356
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 619
MC Mixed 602
89% 595 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 77%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$332
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 281
Parallax 302
96% 300 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 296
Splatting 218
103% 239 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
188% Outstanding
Read 1,930
Write 1,073
Mixed 1,146
305% 1,383 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 24.2
146% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 49.7
DQ Write 95.7
DQ Mixed 22.6
31% 56 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 188%
Great: 237%
Adata SP900 64GB
59GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
47.2% Average
Read 373
Write 62.5
Mixed 116
40% 184 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 11
88% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 86.1
DQ Write 67.5
DQ Mixed 23.9
32% 59.2 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 57%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
765GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 176
Mixed 175
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.22
76% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
278GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 150
Write 149
Mixed 149
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.15
58% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 114%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$11
29GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
13.1% Very poor
Read 30.2
Write 25.7
Mixed 20.4
31% 25.5 MB/s
4K Read 5.46
4K Write 0.61
4K Mixed 0.62
62% 2.23 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 13.1%
Great: 37%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2133 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.7% Above average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.5
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 18.4
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $789
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