MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77% 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 Drive74.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateMay 27 '19 at 02:36
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
76.2% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 248
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 634
68% 530 Pts
64-Core 654
44% 654 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
77% Very good
Lighting 306
Reflection 273
Parallax 318
80% 299 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 277
Splatting 216
74% 230 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSCKGW180A4 180GB
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DC31
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 134 139 149 126 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 326
Write 198
Mixed 224
SusWrite 136
49% 221 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 33.9
148% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 213
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 123
113% 174 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 80%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
92GB free
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 323 324 319 313 313 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 324
Mixed 298
SusWrite 319
77% 344 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 42.6
162% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 182
155% 222 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 97%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
192GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 126 124 126 126 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 157
Mixed 107
SusWrite 126
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.4
150% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 136 136 140 140 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Read 138
Write 128
Mixed 91.5
SusWrite 138
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.4
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.6
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 84%
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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 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 4,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,007
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