MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics47.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:48
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 435
QC Mixed 428
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 437
65% 430 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Asus(1043 8465) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
47.5% Average
Lighting 127
Reflection 102
Parallax 166
44% 131 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 148
Splatting 83.4
50% 115 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WL500GSA1672B 500GB
62GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
52% Above average
Read 86.8
Write 94.2
Mixed 84.1
66% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.31
82% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G KHX1866C10D3/4G 12GB
1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 14.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 14.5
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 68%
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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 3,047 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: $929
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