MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics128% 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 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.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150415
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:43
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 (18th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 369
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 401
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 552
MC Mixed 637
89% 593 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 381
Parallax 408
129% 403 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 395
Splatting 244
128% 292 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 128%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingmax 120GB 120GB
111GB free
Firmware: M1024E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 502
Write 136
Mixed 195
60% 278 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 83.5
4K Mixed 31
119% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 216
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 50
71% 134 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 77%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$35
315GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 141
Write 126
Mixed 139
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.11
54% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 97%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
860GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
39.7% Below average
Read 85.1
Write 101
Mixed 77.4
114% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.33
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.22
67% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 50%
WD Elements 1TB
817GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 38
Write 38.4
Mixed 31.7
46% 36 MB/s
4K Read 0.26
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.17
59% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.4% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 87%
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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 2,850 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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: $935
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