MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 87.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
10 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140918
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 02:48
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-4790K-$376
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
87.3% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 130
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 433
QC Mixed 414
96% 421 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 662
MC Mixed 656
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
62.9% Good
Lighting 183
Reflection 155
Parallax 170
55% 170 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 192
Splatting 127
69% 158 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 73%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7916) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.31% Terrible
Lighting 13.3
Reflection 19.7
Parallax 25.2
6% 19.4 fps
MRender 24.2
Gravity 8
Splatting 20.7
7% 17.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.31%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$175
8GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 503
Write 97.2
Mixed 172
56% 257 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 32.1
137% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 76.6
100% 189 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
50GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 140
Write 91.4
Mixed 96.6
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.35
103% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21.5
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 73%
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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 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 2,398 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $1,028
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