MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (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 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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics100% 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 Drive89.8% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime6.8 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:10
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 5.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 90.6
SC Mixed 112
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 496
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 466
108% 474 Pts
MC Int 492
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 487
71% 472 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 266
Reflection 310
Parallax 352
92% 309 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 305
Splatting 229
106% 247 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$100
114GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X41100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 303 161 101 112 67 88 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 433
Write 360
Mixed 200
SusWrite 139
63% 283 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 43.7
164% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 236
195% 282 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 109%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$84
142GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 77 77 78 77 77 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 124
Write 119
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 77.3
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$74
610GB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 135 138 138 139 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 135
Write 106
Mixed 74.2
SusWrite 138
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 113%
Seagate Expansion Desk 8TB
7.5TB free
Firmware: 0911
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 182 182 188 185 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 160
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 183
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 1
456% 3.33 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 101%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
32.3% Below average
MC Read 10.6
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 10
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) Builds (Compare 4,766 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $944
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