MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 199%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 165%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very 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 Drive122% 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)
Memory26.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 02:37
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 128
2-Core 242
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 640
69% 535 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Nvidia(10DE 147D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 461.09
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
239% Outstanding
Lighting 317
Reflection 293
Parallax 326
256% 312 fps
MRender 351
Gravity 256
Splatting 188
218% 265 fps
Poor: 186%
This bench: 239%
Great: 258%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$120
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 272 354 446 461 461 462 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 478
Mixed 454
SusWrite 409
104% 460 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 57.8
196% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 122%
Great: 135%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
449GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 92 92 92 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 143
Write 135
Mixed 92.9
SusWrite 92.6
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
67.8% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 20.7
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 24.1
SC Mixed 23.7
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 67.8%
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 4,007 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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HDDRAMUSB
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