MSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive94.6% 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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7916
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916)  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 09 '17 at 19:20
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 131
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 517
110% 485 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 690
102% 682 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 101%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 302
Parallax 369
108% 336 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 307
Splatting 192
102% 233 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
367GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 416
Mixed 422
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 99.8
4K Mixed 28.5
159% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 48.6
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 111
75% 88.5 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
197GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 351
Mixed 353
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 78.1
4K Mixed 22
137% 48.1 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 21.9
90% 202 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 97%
Seagate ST4000DM006-2G5107 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: DN02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 217
Write 212
Mixed 184
153% 204 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 4.41
4K Mixed 0.42
182% 2.04 MB/s
Poor: 100%
This bench: 123%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$54
915GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 185
Mixed 173
139% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.24
100% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
44GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 132
Write 113
Mixed 113
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.41
4K Mixed 0.16
70% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 21.8
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 19.2
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.9
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97 GAMING 7 (MS-7916) Builds (Compare 1,679 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 7 (MS-7916) - $203

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,009
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