MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics125% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 12:25
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 way below expectations (12th percentile)
65.6% Good
SC Int 108
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 108
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 315
QC Float 305
QC Mixed 312
70% 311 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 306
MC Mixed 312
47% 311 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 404
Reflection 371
Parallax 403
125% 393 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 386
Splatting 241
126% 287 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 125%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 82 94 99 104 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 110
Write 101
Mixed 71
SusWrite 91.8
69% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D18ADS3.16FE 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.9
71% 25 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 23.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 73%
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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 4,101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $799
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