MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics51.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive82.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '18 at 21:38
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$335
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
76.1% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 369
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 532
MC Float 570
MC Mixed 561
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
CLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Lighting 144
Reflection 144
Parallax 144
44% 144 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 144
Splatting 144
57% 136 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 83%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 128GB-$74
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 524
Write 184
Mixed 260
70% 323 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 28.7
134% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 19.1
72% 162 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 89%
Intel X25-M 160GB
49GB free
Firmware: 2CV102M3 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
43% Average
Read 256
Write 106
Mixed 152
38% 171 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 6.59
74% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 48
57% 101 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 43%
Great: 44%
Hitachi HDS722020ALA330 2TB-$55
1TB free
Firmware: JKAOA20N Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 100
Write 103
Mixed 100
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.25
4K Mixed 0.36
94% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
679GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 160
Write 144
Mixed 145
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.18
73% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9 0423 Team--Elite-1333 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1866C9 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1867 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $838
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