MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime14.7 Days
Run DateJul 08 '19 at 22:57
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 129
2-Core 240
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 649
68% 531 Pts
64-Core 659
44% 659 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
54.2% Above average
Lighting 212
Reflection 186
Parallax 201
56% 200 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 194
Splatting 128
54% 159 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB (2017)-$125
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: B35900WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 214 204 176 171 181 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 342
Write 346
Mixed 212
SusWrite 195
61% 274 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 81.3
4K Mixed 45.8
148% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 382
284% 375 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 143%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$70
805GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 99 97 98 99 99 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
60.4% Good
Read 112
Write 110
Mixed 89
SusWrite 98.3
76% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 85%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
214GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 83 82 84 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 79.2
Write 70.5
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 83
55% 74.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.8
164% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
62.3% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 18.7
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 19
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 53.6
75% 53.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 67%

 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 1,792 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

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

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