MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive74.4% 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 (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
18 months ago, 18 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 29 '18 at 03:06
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Memory 90.9
1-Core 107
2-Core 215
81% 138 Pts
4-Core 357
8-Core 561
59% 459 Pts
64-Core 537
36% 537 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.1
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
74.4% Very good
Lighting 311
Reflection 296
Parallax 321
82% 309 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 274
Splatting 214
74% 224 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 128GB-$74
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 92 82 81 81 83 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 411
Write 183
Mixed 222
SusWrite 89.7
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 37.2
137% 54.3 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 136
126% 200 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
37GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 114 111 135 124 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 111
Write 100
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 114
73% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
53.8% Above average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 19.2
MC Mixed 17.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 16.3
SC Mixed 16.8
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 64%
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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 9,035 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $945
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