MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics112% 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 Drive53.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 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)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '17 at 12:18
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 487
QC Mixed 474
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 482
MC Float 494
MC Mixed 478
73% 485 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Lighting 362
Reflection 334
Parallax 347
110% 348 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 332
Splatting 245
113% 262 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 112%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
143GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 525
Write 272
Mixed 413
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 3.33
4K Mixed 2.76
57% 13.5 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$33
465GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 160
Write 147
Mixed 145
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.51
4K Mixed 0.34
139% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6BFR8C-PB Kingston KHX1600C9D3/8GX Samsung M378B1G73QH0-CK0 Kingston KHX1600C9D3/8GX 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
62.8% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 18
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
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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 2,469 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $717
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