MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 60.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics82.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive74.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 17 '19 at 21:53
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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 way below expectations (4th percentile)
60.8% Good
1-Core 99.5
2-Core 197
70% 148 Pts
4-Core 311
8-Core 389
46% 350 Pts
64-Core 347
23% 347 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Lighting 328
Reflection 301
Parallax 318
86% 316 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 304
Splatting 233
82% 246 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme 120GB-$169
22GB free
Firmware: R112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 120 115 123 119 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
64.8% Good
Read 357
Write 130
Mixed 172
SusWrite 118
43% 194 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 30.1
117% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 205
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 154
119% 163 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 82%
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$109
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 209 257 317 289 224 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 329
Write 190
Mixed 260
SusWrite 248
58% 257 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 59.9
4K Mixed 29.2
106% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 268
210% 294 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 202%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
10GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 90 54 40 49 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 107
Write 105
Mixed 58.2
SusWrite 55
60% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
158% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
563GB free
Firmware: CC4D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 148 151 147 152 148 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 155
Write 130
Mixed 74
SusWrite 149
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.2% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 11.5
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 12.1
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 64%
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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 7,471 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: 49% - Average Total price: $929
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