MSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive53.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7919
MotherboardMSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateJul 21 '21 at 05:09
Run Duration257 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Memory 94
1-Core 117
2-Core 202
82% 138 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 466
62% 458 Pts
64-Core 440
30% 440 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780-Ti-$410
EVGA(3842 2881) 3GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.7% Above average
Lighting 59.1
Reflection 68.6
Parallax 81.3
48% 69.7 fps
MRender 76.6
Gravity 69
Splatting 35.7
56% 60.4 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS240G2G0B-00EPW0 240GB
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UJ400400
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 118 85 76 91 93 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 458
Write 389
Mixed 328
SusWrite 102
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 46
4K Mixed 17.5
82% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 113
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 34.9
46% 83 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 55%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 208 208 208 210 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 108
Mixed 76.8
SusWrite 203
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 116%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.6
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 18.1
52% 18.1 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 40: 8R 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
40% 17% 48 344 281 60 21.7" 1920 1080 GSM5ABB LG FULL HD
History: Score 12: 1R 1G 4B | Score 35: 7R 0G 0B | Score 40: 8R 0G 0B
Typical Z97M GAMING (MS-7919) Builds (Compare 723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97M GAMING (MS-7919) - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $994
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