MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 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 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 82.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7918
MotherboardMSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 11 '18 at 12:40
Run Duration300 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 112
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 430
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 443
66% 437 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$180
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 188
Parallax 226
69% 212 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 207
Splatting 169
76% 178 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Blast 240GB
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 47% Great: 96%
Hitachi HDT721010SLA360 1TB-$90
612GB free
Firmware: ST6O Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 99.2
Write 97.5
Mixed 95.8
73% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.31
85% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 62%
Seagate GoFlex Desk 1TB
634GB free, PID 50a5
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
40.3% Average
Read 116
Write 102
Mixed 8.52
85% 75.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 0.38
4K Mixed 0.17
20% 0.32 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 51%
TOSHIBA TransMemory 8GB
3GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
7.88% Terrible
Read 36
Write 5.17
Mixed 8.23
15% 16.5 MB/s
4K Read 6.14
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.04
25% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.88%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.8
59% 20.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 18.8
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 62%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: MSI H97 GAMING 3 (MS-7918) - $220

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $733
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