MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% 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 (13%). 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
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 02:15
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$326
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 411
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 682
MC Mixed 672
98% 656 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Zotac(19DA 1396) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1607 MHz, MLim: 1805 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 368
Reflection 324
Parallax 359
113% 350 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 325
Splatting 205
108% 248 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SK hynix SH920 2.5 128GB
16GB free
Firmware: 1010BL00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 508
Write 309
Mixed 166
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 24.1
122% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 60.3
114% 229 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 83%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
609GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 106
Write 90.5
Mixed 166
93% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.25
115% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
59.3% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.1
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 20.8
SC Mixed 17.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 59.3%
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 3,041 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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: $931
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