MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 91.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.6% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140918
Uptime5.3 Days
Run DateNov 13 '17 at 00:33
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 127
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 461
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 451
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 666
MC Mixed 657
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1560 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 214
Reflection 166
Parallax 272
73% 218 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 171
Splatting 186
68% 162 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$89
156GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 473
Write 159
Mixed 131
55% 254 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 55.9
4K Mixed 10.8
80% 30.2 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 29.7
75% 162 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 71%
Intel Raid 1 Volume 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Read 154
Write 109
Mixed 132
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.51
4K Mixed 0.22
85% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 179%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.4% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 62%
Take a copy of your results

 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 1,646 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,013
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $290Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $123
Intel Core i5-7600K $200Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $154
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $170SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $200SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback