MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 86%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41% 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 Drive98.2% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 1200 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 22:37
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$379
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 415
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 405
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 648
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
MSI(1462 3201) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
41% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 114
Parallax 125
41% 126 fps
MRender 82.5
Gravity 119
Splatting 81.1
41% 94.3 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 41%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$117
90GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 510
Mixed 504
114% 512 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 95.9
4K Mixed 14.1
115% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 14.2
89% 205 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
602GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 152
Mixed 167
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.03
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.17
99% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 21.6
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 22.2
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 77%
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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 3,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $961
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