MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '19 at 18:25
Run Duration230 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
1-Core 132
2-Core 260
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 507
8-Core 497
69% 502 Pts
64-Core 501
34% 501 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
EVGA(3842 5184) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 396
Parallax 480
112% 434 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 427
Splatting 266
105% 316 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 EVO M.2 1TB
468GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT23B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 916 506 502 509 508 448 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 86% Great: 133%
Samsung 840 250GB-$199
168GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 240 238 236 236 238 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 484
Write 238
Mixed 176
SusWrite 238
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 24.2
125% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 368
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 58.6
106% 213 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
346GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 156 156 156 155 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 154
Write 149
Mixed 104
SusWrite 155
104% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1
220% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C8 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.6
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 24.4
SC Mixed 26.1
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 64%
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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 6,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $960
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