MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 92.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics21.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive109% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:14
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 437
QC Float 456
QC Mixed 456
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 674
MC Mixed 681
97% 652 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 340.52
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
21.1% Poor
Lighting 63.7
Reflection 44.7
Parallax 64.8
20% 57.7 fps
MRender 54.1
Gravity 59.9
Splatting 38.8
22% 50.9 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 412
Mixed 209
84% 379 MB/s
4K Read 43.1
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 44.5
169% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 221
DQ Mixed 112
124% 212 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18
55% 19.3 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 23.1
SC Mixed 19.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 57.7%
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 4,803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $912
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