MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 86.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '17 at 17:33
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 116
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 439
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 567
MC Float 603
MC Mixed 588
88% 586 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
62.3% Good
Lighting 193
Reflection 150
Parallax 231
64% 191 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 154
Splatting 166
61% 147 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$209
151GB free
Firmware: X21100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 488
Write 415
Mixed 460
101% 454 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 10.2
62% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 20.5
DQ Write 51.1
DQ Mixed 9.32
15% 27 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
627GB free
Firmware: CC4D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 176
Mixed 154
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.37
100% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$128
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 18.1
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 61%
Great: 64%
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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 1,460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $868
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