MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics97.6% 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 Drive141% 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.
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
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 01:25
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85% Excellent
Memory 90.7
1-Core 130
2-Core 256
91% 159 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 653
69% 540 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
97.6% Outstanding
Lighting 115
Reflection 126
Parallax 104
93% 115 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 131
Splatting 109
103% 118 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
124GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 261 381 292 290 288 286 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 709
Write 600
Mixed 384
SusWrite 300
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 51.6
206% 77.9 MB/s
DQ Read 778
DQ Write 636
DQ Mixed 632
494% 682 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 141%
Great: 236%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
233GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 275 296 295 294 296 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 472
Mixed 380
SusWrite 280
92% 409 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 63.5
218% 77.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 121%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
699GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 114 115 114 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 99.2
Write 96.5
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 114
68% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
66.2% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 19
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 22
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 71%

 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 3,177 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $886
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