MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 71.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive55.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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).
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:27
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
71.6% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 332
QC Mixed 334
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 540
MC Mixed 547
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
60.7% Good
Lighting 182
Reflection 168
Parallax 184
57% 178 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 173
Splatting 120
64% 148 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
40GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 350
Mixed 417
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 47.5
175% 60.7 MB/s
DQ Read 43.7
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 115
100% 140 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 102%
Great: 118%
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
9GB free
Firmware: DXM05B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 434
Write 85.7
Mixed 126
46% 215 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 74
4K Mixed 16.1
105% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 29.7
DQ Write 77.9
DQ Mixed 16.3
23% 41.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
48.4% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 17.6
MC Mixed 15.4
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.6 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 87%
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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 3,035 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $940
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