MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics177% 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.
Boot Drive109% 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.
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)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 26 '19 at 02:33
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
72.8% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 213
78% 164 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 643
65% 514 Pts
64-Core 638
43% 638 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 632
Reflection 570
Parallax 757
166% 653 fps
MRender 522
Gravity 634
Splatting 313
179% 490 fps
Poor: 147%
This bench: 177%
Great: 198%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7922) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
3.23% Terrible
Lighting 13
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 23.2
3% 18.1 fps
MRender 20.8
Gravity 8
Splatting 19.3
3% 16 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.23%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$67
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR022
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 285 277 273 276 272 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 460
Mixed 443
SusWrite 275
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55
181% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 292
238% 337 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$51
58GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 239 262 274 268 269 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 472
Mixed 405
SusWrite 265
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 62.8
212% 74.9 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 352
265% 355 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 118%
Great: 123%
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$110
954GB free
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 572 588 589 614 613 599 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Read 725
Write 654
Mixed 600
SusWrite 596
145% 644 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 70.2
236% 82.5 MB/s
DQ Read 635
DQ Write 511
DQ Mixed 269
284% 472 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 164%
Great: 266%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$57
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 122 121 122 122 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
65% Good
Read 106
Write 101
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 121
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 65%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
57.7% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 20.9
MC Mixed 16.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 62%
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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 8,007 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $955
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