MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 94.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive101% 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.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140520
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 11 '18 at 18:54
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 464
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 706
MC Mixed 688
103% 685 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 292
Parallax 318
100% 312 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 300
Splatting 227
105% 244 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 1TB-$330
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 351
Mixed 356
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 83.1
4K Mixed 31
154% 53.4 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 103
131% 238 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
224GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 132
Write 140
Mixed 95.7
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.17
65% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
146GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
64% Good
Read 109
Write 114
Mixed 97.7
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.55
122% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
67.2% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 19.6
65% 22.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 20.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 66%
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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 13,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $978
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