MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics83.5% 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 Drive93.9% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 16 '19 at 16:41
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
70.8% Very good
1-Core 107
2-Core 214
75% 160 Pts
4-Core 410
8-Core 546
62% 478 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Lighting 337
Reflection 310
Parallax 342
87% 330 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 308
Splatting 212
79% 242 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$127
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 356 228 271 369 369 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 367
Mixed 316
SusWrite 322
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 82.2
4K Mixed 36.7
132% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 197
176% 263 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
493GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 164 164 160 162 162 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 141
Mixed 85
SusWrite 162
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 20
SC Mixed 19.2
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 60.4%
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 H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 4,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $875
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