MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '17 at 18:36
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-4790S-$363
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
66.9% Good
SC Int 97.3
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 95.9
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 328
QC Mixed 324
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 474
MC Float 504
MC Mixed 499
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 175
Parallax 215
62% 193 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 181
Splatting 126
66% 154 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
62GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 503
Write 101
Mixed 153
54% 252 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 15.8
102% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 61.1
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 28.9
39% 68.1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
824GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 194
Mixed 152
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.23
100% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$77
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1648 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
55% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 16.3
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 16.9
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55%
Great: 63%
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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 8,089 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $995
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