MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics26.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
SystemMSI MS-7917
MotherboardMSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)  (all builds)
Memory29.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1824 x 1026 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 21:07
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Memory 92.1
1-Core 129
2-Core 262
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 514
8-Core 685
78% 599 Pts
64-Core 691
46% 691 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
HP(103C 8338) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 462.30
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
26.9% Poor
Lighting 32.5
Reflection 34.9
Parallax 32.8
26% 33.4 fps
MRender 38.1
Gravity 33.6
Splatting 23.6
28% 31.8 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU760 512GB
421GB free (System drive)
Firmware: XA003R17
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 428 436 442 442 441 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 439
Mixed 399
SusWrite 411
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.2
172% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 247
191% 259 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 22.3
MC Mixed 18.8
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 22.1
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 62%

 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 12,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97 GAMING 5 (MS-7917)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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