MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 190%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 146%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics238% 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 Drive212% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory23.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateDec 29 '20 at 03:49
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Memory 94.2
1-Core 125
2-Core 220
87% 146 Pts
4-Core 390
8-Core 472
57% 431 Pts
64-Core 388
26% 388 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
PNY(196E 136C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing below potential (56th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
238% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 303
Parallax 328
255% 316 fps
MRender 359
Gravity 255
Splatting 192
218% 268 fps
Poor: 188%
This bench: 238%
Great: 255%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 708 596 592 579 568 555 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,506
Write 1,460
Mixed 746
SusWrite 600
241% 1,078 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 142
4K Mixed 64.7
234% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1115
DQ Write 827
DQ Mixed 843
665% 928 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 212%
Great: 257%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 480GB
175GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 265 220 252 240 193 264 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
78.3% Very good
Read 658
Write 369
Mixed 371
SusWrite 239
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 12.7
90% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 362
DQ Mixed 187
163% 235 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 172%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
521GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 87 100 99 101 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 83
Write 136
Mixed 41
SusWrite 97.1
65% 89.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.4
118% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 68%
Hitachi HDN 724040ALE640 4TB
734GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 139 137 135 134 136 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 108
Write 110
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 136
71% 98.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
162% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-2400C11-8GXM 0420 F3-2400C11-8GAB 0420 F3-2400C11-8GXM 0420 F3-2400C11-8GAB 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
77.1% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.5
MC Mixed 23.1
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.2
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 24.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 59.2
68% 59.2 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 88%

 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 4,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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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