MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Gaming 64%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 53%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (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 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 68.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 19:10
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$324
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
68.4% Good
SC Int 100
SC Float 97.3
SC Mixed 97.5
79% 98.4 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 333
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 510
74% 492 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
CLim: 1604 MHz, MLim: 1830 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 176
Parallax 195
63% 193 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 194
Splatting 130
69% 160 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
22GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 362
Mixed 389
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 44.9
160% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 263
DQ Mixed 96.7
128% 233 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Seagate ST4000NM0033-9ZM170 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: SN04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 155
Mixed 156
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.49
149% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18.6
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 17.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 64%
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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 2,835 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 64%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $937
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