MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics180% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateApr 25 '19 at 13:30
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
77.8% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 244
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 642
67% 524 Pts
64-Core 640
43% 640 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,060
Nvidia(10DE 12A4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
180% Outstanding
Lighting 642
Reflection 576
Parallax 780
168% 666 fps
MRender 538
Gravity 638
Splatting 310
181% 495 fps
Poor: 136%
This bench: 180%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$32
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 489
Write 345
Mixed 134
71% 323 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 37.8
132% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 93
DQ Mixed 171
132% 186 MB/s
Poor: 49% Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$78
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 178 187 184 184 187 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 96.3
Write 114
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 182
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
113% 1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
63GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 88 89 89 89 88 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 165
Write 161
Mixed 84
SusWrite 88.3
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
58% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 16.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 22.9
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58%
Great: 93%
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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 8,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $989
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