MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.4% 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 Drive99.8% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:23
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 (11th percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 115
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 381
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 640
MC Mixed 627
93% 622 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 231
Parallax 251
77% 243 fps
MRender 175
Gravity 230
Splatting 162
82% 189 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 87%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD7SB7S512G1122 512GB
57GB free
Firmware: X3540000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 419
Mixed 414
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 28.2
138% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 64.9
112% 221 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Team-Elite-1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
30.2% Below average
MC Read 10.3
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 8.2
27% 9.53 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 10.2
SC Mixed 9.4
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 61%
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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 3,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $944
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