MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.1% 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 Drive92.5% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory17.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 00:36
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 120
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 120
96% 119 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 372
88% 388 Pts
MC Int 615
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 647
96% 640 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
40.1% Average
Lighting 124
Reflection 85.7
Parallax 125
38% 111 fps
MRender 81.8
Gravity 118
Splatting 87.4
41% 95.9 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$310
149GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 343
Mixed 349
88% 396 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 69.1
4K Mixed 26.1
135% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 86
114% 208 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 97%
WD WD80EZZX-11CSGA0 8TB
3TB free
Firmware: 83.H0A03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 132
Write 126
Mixed 123
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 97%
WD Red 6TB (2014)-$180
678GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
68% Good
Read 120
Write 117
Mixed 109
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.17
84% 1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68%
Great: 98%
WD Red 6TB (2014)-$180
635GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 154
Write 126
Mixed 121
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.2
81% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 98%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
426GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Read 158
Write 154
Mixed 124
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 5.44
4K Mixed 0.55
189% 2.21 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 1302 1600 CL9 Series 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 1302 1600 CL9 Series 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
49.8% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 14.8
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 17.2
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 63%
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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 4,367 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $939
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