MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 183%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 144%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics239% 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 Drive155% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory23.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 29 '20 at 17:11
Run Duration260 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 95.7
1-Core 117
2-Core 217
85% 143 Pts
4-Core 329
8-Core 461
51% 395 Pts
64-Core 447
30% 447 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 78%
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 (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
239% Outstanding
Lighting 314
Reflection 298
Parallax 330
254% 314 fps
MRender 359
Gravity 260
Splatting 193
221% 271 fps
Poor: 190%
This bench: 239%
Great: 261%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$78
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 506 544 441 566 576 574 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
155% Outstanding
Read 725
Write 607
Mixed 441
SusWrite 534
129% 577 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 56.7
201% 73.3 MB/s
DQ Read 776
DQ Write 643
DQ Mixed 845
596% 755 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 155%
Great: 257%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$47
223GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 134 143 138 125 141 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 362
Write 190
Mixed 248
SusWrite 139
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 37.9
145% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 176
137% 186 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76%
Great: 82%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$47
223GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 122 140 133 134 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Read 336
Write 198
Mixed 239
SusWrite 134
50% 226 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 38
145% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 95.8
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 170
123% 156 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 82%
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: EGFM13.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2465 1688 2097 2200 2303 2366 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
342% Outstanding
Read 1,792
Write 2,379
Mixed 1,950
SusWrite 2,186
471% 2,077 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 203
4K Mixed 85.1
290% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 1,202
DQ Write 875
DQ Mixed 1,101
806% 1,059 MB/s
Poor: 212%
This bench: 342%
Great: 486%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
521GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 97 97 99 103 100 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 63.6
Write 79.6
Mixed 45.7
SusWrite 98.3
53% 71.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 68%
Hitachi HDN 724040ALE640 4TB
735GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 140 137 135 136 136 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 109
Write 103
Mixed 38.3
SusWrite 136
70% 96.6 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
158% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.3%
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 above expectations (61st percentile)
80.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 23.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 26.5
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 55
73% 55 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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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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