MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.7% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141223
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 03 '19 at 18:00
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
86.3% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 260
88% 189 Pts
4-Core 496
8-Core 686
77% 591 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$344
Nvidia(10DE 12FB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Lighting 360
Reflection 308
Parallax 362
93% 343 fps
MRender 291
Gravity 301
Splatting 189
83% 260 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 92%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$46
888GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 135 140 153 153 150 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 166
Write 149
Mixed 106
SusWrite 144
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
198% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 89%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.8% Good
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.7
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.1
59% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 56
72% 56 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 63%
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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 21,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $965
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