MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.4% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:37
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 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 i5-4590S-$212
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
73.3% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 100
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 394
QC Mixed 382
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 389
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 381
58% 388 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
XFX(1682 9395) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 211
Reflection 163
Parallax 291
74% 222 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 170
Splatting 186
73% 163 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
418GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 165
Mixed 166
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.23
88% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$71
197GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 118
Write 155
Mixed 108
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 5.45
4K Mixed 0.44
178% 2.19 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
67.6% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 20.9
68% 24 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 18
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 57.6
69% 57.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 68%
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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 3,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,051
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