MSI Z97 U3 PLUS (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive35.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 months 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97 U3 PLUS (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 04 '17 at 16:04
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-4770K-$391
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
75.5% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 107
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 374
QC Mixed 368
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 576
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1580 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
66.3% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 191
Parallax 208
62% 202 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 199
Splatting 135
76% 162 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 100 240GB-$308
70GB free
Firmware: SAFM Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 479
Write 48.6
Mixed 83.4
43% 204 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 1.7
48% 11.1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
417GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 145
Mixed 141
117% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.31
115% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9965525-144.A00LF 9965525-144.A00LF 1315 CT102464BA160B.C16 1315 CT102464BA160B.C16 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
57.3% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.6
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.3
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 U3 PLUS (MS-7922) Builds (Compare 101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 U3 PLUS (MS-7922) - $125

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $827
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