MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics128% 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 Drive74.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (14%). 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
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:47
Run Duration295 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 102
81% 101 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 378
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 383
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 381
56% 377 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 419
Reflection 364
Parallax 358
123% 380 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 412
Splatting 252
132% 300 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 128%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$90
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 478
Write 298
Mixed 321
81% 366 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 54.8
4K Mixed 22.1
96% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 38.7
71% 142 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 154
Mixed 143
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.18
57% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 16GB
12GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
13.4% Very poor
Read 24.8
Write 5.54
Mixed 7.38
12% 12.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.15
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.31
145% 2.95 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 13.4%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1600C9-8GXM Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
48.7% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.6
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 14.7
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 62%
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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 5,067 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $906
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