MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics118% 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 Drive69.8% 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.
High background CPU (21%). 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)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 23:58
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.5% Good
SC Int 98.9
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 95.1
79% 99.2 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 336
QC Mixed 334
75% 331 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 547
78% 521 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 377
Reflection 353
Parallax 409
120% 380 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 365
Splatting 235
117% 267 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 118%
Great: 131%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Z400s 256GB-$104
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2201000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 287 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 446
Write 282
Mixed 209
SusWrite 272
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 14.2
88% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 86.4
103% 175 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 84%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 175 172 175 176 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 174
Mixed 29
SusWrite 173
98% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
53.3% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 16.3
53% 18.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 16.3
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) Builds (Compare 5,499 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: 75% - Very good Total price: $946
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