MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 08 '21 at 14:27
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$155
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Memory 91.7
1-Core 113
2-Core 226
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 449
62% 449 Pts
64-Core 438
29% 438 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
232GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 244 202 204 210 198 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 476
Write 303
Mixed 320
SusWrite 202
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 56.6
197% 69.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 233
211% 320 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
904GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 111 112 113 106 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 169
Write 169
Mixed 93.8
SusWrite 103
98% 133 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
211% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 78%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 19.9
61% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 21.3
SC Mixed 19.1
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 12 7 5 64 0" 1920 1080
Typical Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 2,596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $991
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