MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics163% 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.
Boot Drive154% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory17.3 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150529
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 31 '20 at 18:47
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.7% Very good
Memory 87.6
1-Core 106
2-Core 211
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 384
53% 389 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Nvidia(10DE 1467) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
163% Outstanding
Lighting 172
Reflection 215
Parallax 296
139% 228 fps
MRender 294
Gravity 227
Splatting 137
191% 219 fps
Poor: 161%
This bench: 163%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP EX920 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$125
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVN163 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 367 566 563 623 224 155 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
154% Outstanding
Read 675
Write 584
Mixed 585
SusWrite 416
127% 565 MB/s
4K Read 52.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 73.8
233% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 775
DQ Write 518
DQ Mixed 874
591% 722 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 154%
Great: 352%
OCZ Trion 150 480GB-$300
85GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 269 306 212 270 286 284 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 465
Mixed 372
SusWrite 272
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 38.5
144% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 345
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 195
187% 294 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 101%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
32GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 113 116 110 111 98 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 150
Write 162
Mixed 103
SusWrite 110
97% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G 0215 CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 KHX1866C10D3/8G 0215 CMX8GX3M2A1333C9 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
49.8% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.6
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 15.1
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 53%

 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 4,003 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $915
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