MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics142% 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 Drive173% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory18.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '20 at 20:54
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
78.2% Very good
Memory 87.5
1-Core 122
2-Core 236
85% 148 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 621
63% 496 Pts
64-Core 587
39% 587 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$770
MSI(1462 C728) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
142% Outstanding
Lighting 187
Reflection 177
Parallax 176
151% 180 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 158
Splatting 111
132% 156 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 142%
Great: 147%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS3030 1TB SSD
880GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS303225
SusWrite @10s intervals: 657 665 661 678 674 655 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 628
Write 678
Mixed 647
SusWrite 665
148% 655 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 69.5
235% 84.6 MB/s
DQ Read 771
DQ Write 752
DQ Mixed 1,015
692% 846 MB/s
Poor: 162%
This bench: 173%
Great: 281%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 0420 F3-1600C9-8GXM 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 0420 F3-1600C9-8GXM 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
48.9% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 14.9
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.6
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 15.6
44% 15.5 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 62%

 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 2,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $755
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