MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 91.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive74.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:03
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
SC Int 121
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 460
101% 448 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 664
MC Mixed 654
97% 647 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 313
Reflection 301
Parallax 317
97% 311 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 290
Splatting 227
104% 242 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 1TB-$241
735GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 463
Write 310
Mixed 328
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 48.5
4K Mixed 24.6
91% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 54.6
80% 151 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 86%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$301
478GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 406
Mixed 232
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 74.6
4K Mixed 45.7
150% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 258
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 101
111% 188 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 118%
Mushkin ECO2 240GB-$109
223GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 363
Write 245
Mixed 227
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 14.8
80% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 102
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 42.3
50% 86 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 71%
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS2754D117-488 240GB
221GB free
Firmware: CS211101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 371
Write 296
Mixed 301
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 20.4
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 24.9
93% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 71.8
78% 132 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 94%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$138
83GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 401
Mixed 304
88% 399 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 45.9
159% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 202
DQ Mixed 103
111% 187 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown Dark-1600 0423 Dark-1600 0423 Dark-1600 0423 Dark-1600 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
50.8% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.5
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 16.8
46% 15.9 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 51%
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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 4,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $953
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