MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 98%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 08:45
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 131
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 514
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 530
MC Float 542
MC Mixed 522
80% 531 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$280
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2256 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
79% Very good
Lighting 255
Reflection 212
Parallax 227
76% 232 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 223
Splatting 176
82% 190 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 120GB-$70
33GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 524
Write 173
Mixed 263
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 20.2
115% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 93.8
DQ Mixed 19.9
27% 47.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 87%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$73
858GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 102
Write 87.2
Mixed 87.1
69% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.19
72% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.7
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 25.3
83% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 23.6
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) Builds (Compare 9,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917) - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,077
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