MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.4% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory16.7 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime7.5 Days
Run DateMar 15 '17 at 11:40
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.2% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 110
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 393
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 558
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 572
86% 573 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7922) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4501
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
7.46% Terrible
Lighting 15
Reflection 22.3
Parallax 28.1
6% 21.8 fps
MRender 24.8
Gravity 9.2
Splatting 23.1
13% 19 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.46%
Great: 7%
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
MaxC: 1418 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
76.4% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 214
Parallax 254
73% 234 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 214
Splatting 151
84% 177 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.4%
Great: 102%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate IronWolf 3TB (2016)-$109
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC60 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 146
Write 149
Mixed 144
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.18
74% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 95%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$64
47GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 147
Write 151
Mixed 121
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.33
128% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 0215 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 0215 CML8GX3M2A1600C9 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
59% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.2
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59%
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 Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) Builds (Compare 2,817 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $906
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