MSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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.
Graphics109% 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 Drive122% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2048 x 1152 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150120
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 02 '19 at 14:52
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 454
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 456
MC Mixed 455
69% 457 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 362
Reflection 310
Parallax 327
108% 333 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 314
Splatting 243
110% 256 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$40
178GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 449 461 466 310 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 471
Mixed 453
SusWrite 364
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 58.7
204% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 275
230% 333 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 999GB
392GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 132 127 129 128 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 151
Write 120
Mixed 72
SusWrite 131
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.4
94% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/8G KHX1600C10D3/4G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
62.1% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 19.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 20.6
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 660 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97A GAMING 6 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $824
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