MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 80.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive87.8% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:30
Run Duration267 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80.3% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 389
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 456
70% 463 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 143 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 141
Splatting 141
59% 141 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
47GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 490
Write 341
Mixed 349
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 69.7
4K Mixed 17.6
118% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 15.6
88% 205 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$75
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 165
Mixed 164
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.2
76% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
625GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 153
Mixed 118
110% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.82
4K Write 2.52
4K Mixed 0.31
116% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 105%
Generic Flash Disk 8GB
7GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
6.04% Terrible
Read 21.3
Write 8.16
Mixed 6.35
12% 11.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.88
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.007
18% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.04%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
62.2% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.7
61% 21.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 22.5
SC Mixed 18
55% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 63%
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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 2,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $920
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