MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime3 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 08:22
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 124
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 477
111% 488 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 500
MC Mixed 491
74% 494 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 356
Reflection 313
Parallax 325
103% 331 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 310
Splatting 238
110% 252 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
211GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 160
Mixed 156
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.58
4K Mixed 0.31
118% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$60
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.4% Good
MC Read 24.4
MC Write 25
MC Mixed 20.9
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 20.2
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 68%
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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 7,766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $992
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