MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 76%
Workstation 59%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive89.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:38
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 359
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 520
MC Float 559
MC Mixed 554
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$117
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 294
Parallax 306
101% 312 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 299
Splatting 234
105% 245 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 540s Series 480GB-$211
65GB free
Firmware: LSBG200 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 513
Write 472
Mixed 463
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 92.2
4K Mixed 22.8
113% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.4
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 82.4
82% 124 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
884GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 184
Mixed 165
134% 179 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.25
86% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
54.9% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 16.1
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 83%
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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 3,826 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $966
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