MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics5.65% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive120% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:21
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i5-4690-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 435
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 433
MC Mixed 438
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7922) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
5.65% Terrible
Lighting 12.2
Reflection 18.3
Parallax 22.5
5% 17.7 fps
MRender 21.1
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 18.8
6% 15.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.65%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
130GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 694
Write 527
Mixed 560
132% 594 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 34
139% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 524
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 165
189% 330 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 120%
Great: 265%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$50
818GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
59% Above average
Read 109
Write 96
Mixed 106
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.27
102% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C7 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
63.3% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 20
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 65%
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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 3,059 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: $934
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