MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.2% 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)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime3 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:24
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 2.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
55.6% Above average
SC Int 124
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 118
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 240
QC Mixed 225
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 213
MC Float 198
MC Mixed 193
30% 201 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 182
Parallax 201
61% 193 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 184
Splatting 127
67% 155 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
46GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 496
Write 400
Mixed 419
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 25.4
4K Mixed 35.1
96% 28.5 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 106
136% 245 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 115%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$109
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 134
Write 108
Mixed 109
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.16
88% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 68%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
931GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 151
Mixed 148
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.38
117% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
48.9% Average
MC Read 12.1
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 14.6
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 17.1
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 73%
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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 2,626 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,057
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HDDRAMUSB
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