MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 14.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics81.6% 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 Drive62.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 10 '19 at 12:36
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
14.4% Very poor
SC Int 22.1
SC Float 24
SC Mixed 22.7
18% 22.9 Pts
QC Int 65.1
QC Float 69.1
QC Mixed 65.8
15% 66.7 Pts
MC Int 104
MC Float 110
MC Mixed 111
16% 108 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 14.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Lighting 137
Reflection 157
Parallax 314
62% 202 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 266
Splatting 216
96% 225 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$33
105GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 282 301 315 326 342 344 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 433
Write 320
Mixed 237
SusWrite 318
73% 327 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 40.9
4K Mixed 11.2
63% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 79.5
81% 131 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$81
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 139 137 136 145 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 163
Write 146
Mixed 89.5
SusWrite 139
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 98%
Flash USB Disk 4GB
1GB free, PID 3234
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.7 3.7 3.7 4.1 3.9 3.9 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
3.59% Terrible
Read 11.7
Write 2.3
Mixed 0.2
SusWrite 3.8
4% 4.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
17% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.59%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.3% Below average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 15.1
44% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 5.6
SC Write 4.6
SC Mixed 6.9
16% 5.7 GB/s
Latency 130
31% 130 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 73%
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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 Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 4,035 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 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,071
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HDDRAMUSB
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