MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics108% 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 Drive103% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150828
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateJul 24 '19 at 11:40
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
76.5% Very good
1-Core 135
2-Core 249
91% 192 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 704
71% 564 Pts
64-Core 711
48% 711 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega-64LC (Liquid Cooled)-$1,700
AMD(1002 0B36) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1752 MHz, MLim: 1120 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 367
Reflection 254
Parallax 642
107% 421 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 452
Splatting 320
108% 325 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$230
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 299 408 222 202 243 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 433
Mixed 344
SusWrite 296
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 46.7
167% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 208
177% 258 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$54
490GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 180 182 181 180 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 155
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 180
97% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
79.1% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.7
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.6
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 24.8
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 47.7
84% 47.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 81%
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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 3 (MS-7918) Builds (Compare 6,820 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $952
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