MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150105
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 14:28
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
80% Very good
SC Int 97.6
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 107
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 396
89% 395 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 645
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80%
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: 382.53
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 292
Parallax 327
100% 313 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 294
Splatting 209
101% 233 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 100%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
73GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 400
Mixed 416
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 25.7
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 37.6
115% 38.9 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 108
137% 246 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
240GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 159
Write 148
Mixed 123
107% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.23
100% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88%
Great: 104%
ST ST31000528AS 1TB
344GB free, PID 1e40
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
17.7% Very poor
Read 38.3
Write 38.6
Mixed 12.6
36% 29.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.47
58% 0.76 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (58th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 16.6
45% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $918
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