MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 0 old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 13 '16 at 14:47
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 432
96% 425 Pts
MC Int 421
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 430
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6510
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 223
Reflection 192
Parallax 209
65% 208 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 201
Splatting 142
79% 166 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 128GB-$95
50GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 350
Mixed 413
95% 429 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 37.4
166% 66.7 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 14.8
66% 146 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
60.5% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.2
60% 21 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.6
48% 17 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 68%
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 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 1,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $980
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