MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 100%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 91.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics84.4% 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 Drive109% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
24 months ago, 24 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 15 '17 at 10:10
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
1-Core 132
2-Core 262
93% 197 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 689
79% 606 Pts
64-Core 646
43% 646 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Lighting 355
Reflection 313
Parallax 331
93% 333 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 311
Splatting 241
84% 254 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$319
850GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 399
Mixed 411
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 50.7
181% 62.8 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 93.3
DQ Mixed 132
112% 170 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 109%
Great: 133%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$375
775GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 713
Write 536
Mixed 563
134% 604 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 40.7
177% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 543
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 185
208% 359 MB/s
Poor: 163%
This bench: 134%
Great: 297%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
156GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 351
Mixed 352
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 27.2
142% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 84.3
120% 226 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 117%
Freecom
99GB free
Firmware: 2210
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 431
Write 184
Mixed 245
63% 287 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 38.4
4K Mixed 25.8
84% 28.2 MB/s
DQ Read 121
DQ Write 120
DQ Mixed 59
61% 99.8 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 60%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 177
Mixed 74.8
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 5.39
4K Mixed 0.88
226% 2.32 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.5% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.6
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 21.4
59% 20.7 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 59%
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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 22,863 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $797
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