MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
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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 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 80.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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 (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 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 (95th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
SC Int 108
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 400
QC Float 391
QC Mixed 410
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 519
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 548
81% 540 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 81%
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 (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 310
Parallax 342
105% 330 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 308
Splatting 212
105% 242 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$129
140GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 356 228 271 369 369 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st 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: 57%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
493GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 164 164 160 162 162 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th 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: 44%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 112%
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 (70th 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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 3,750 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $868
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