MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive144% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime17.3 Days
Run DateSep 11 '18 at 18:15
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 117
93% 117 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 459
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 455
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
Gigabyte(1458 3684) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1605 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 231
Reflection 195
Parallax 217
70% 215 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 206
Splatting 138
74% 172 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 451 232 221 212 200 185 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Read 753
Write 631
Mixed 389
SusWrite 250
113% 506 MB/s
4K Read 44.7
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 58.5
217% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 643
DQ Mixed 727
540% 716 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 144%
Great: 234%
Maxtor STM3250310AS 250GB
82GB free
Firmware: 4.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 89 88 89 89 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 94.3
Write 57.5
Mixed 49.3
SusWrite 88.5
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 54%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$70
527GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 175 175 173 176 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 162
Write 140
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 174
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 20.1
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 19.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 64%
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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 13,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $861
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HDDRAMUSB
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