MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.2% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
19 months ago, 19 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 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 03:11
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 way above expectations (96th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Memory 92.9
1-Core 113
2-Core 219
83% 142 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 579
66% 504 Pts
64-Core 581
39% 581 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.7%
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 potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
72.6% Very good
Lighting 287
Reflection 268
Parallax 303
75% 286 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 268
Splatting 207
73% 219 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 128GB-$74
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 108 91 86 80 81 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 460
Write 185
Mixed 225
SusWrite 102
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 31.3
136% 55.9 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 166
142% 211 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
37GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 113 111 136 109 108 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 71
SusWrite 112
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 67.1%
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 above expectations (65th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 18.7
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 63%
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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 9,299 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $955
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