MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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. 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 43.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive84.7% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '19 at 23:02
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
43.8% Average
1-Core 103
2-Core 208
73% 156 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 284
36% 266 Pts
64-Core 330
22% 330 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$480
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 299
Reflection 278
Parallax 307
93% 295 fps
Gravity 281
Splatting 192
104% 236 fps
Poor: 58% Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A1000 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$46
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FK11.G Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 249 258 258 258 258 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 478
Write 257
Mixed 275
SusWrite 254
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 27.5
117% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 397
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 298
231% 319 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 141%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$50
30GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 76 76 75 78 76 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 284
Write 124
Mixed 152
SusWrite 77.4
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 90.3
4K Mixed 36.5
119% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 92.6
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 99.6
78% 106 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 74%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$50
3GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 315
Write 146
Mixed 173
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 88.3
4K Mixed 38.1
142% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 116
91% 123 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 74%
Hitachi HUS724030ALA640 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: MF8OAA70
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 153 151 152 153 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 168
Mixed 85.3
SusWrite 152
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 91%
Great: 96%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
406GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 68 66 70 67 68 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
29.5% Poor
Read 65.3
Write 61.5
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 67.3
78% 57.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
84% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2133C11 0215 CMZ16GX3M2A1600C10 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2133C11 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.2% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 15.2
SC Mixed 15.4
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 50%
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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).

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