MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 27 '18 at 14:23
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 460
QC Mixed 451
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 633
MC Float 679
MC Mixed 670
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
Gigabyte(1458 374D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 575
Reflection 525
Parallax 594
180% 565 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 559
Splatting 297
167% 375 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 172%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 514
Write 489
Mixed 380
103% 461 MB/s
4K Read 37.8
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 49.6
181% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 350
DQ Mixed 341
263% 358 MB/s
Poor: 73% Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$242
169GB free
Firmware: DXM04B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 465 481 480 476 445 442 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 492
Mixed 349
SusWrite 465
102% 453 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 46.9
176% 65.7 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 150
164% 278 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
700GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 183 183 180 184 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 141
Mixed 75
SusWrite 182
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.1
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 19.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 62%
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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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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $889
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