MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics6.34% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive92.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 01 '21 at 23:35
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$273
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
77.1% Very good
Memory 85
1-Core 108
2-Core 209
78% 134 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 392
54% 397 Pts
64-Core 411
28% 411 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD FirePro V4900-$150
Dell(1028 240A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
6.34% Terrible
Lighting 8.6
Reflection 9.3
Parallax 7.1
7% 8.33 fps
MRender 8.9
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 8
6% 7.83 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.34%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB-$75
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2306RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 251 271 287 294 292 272 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 288
Mixed 188
SusWrite 278
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 98.2
4K Mixed 35.1
146% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 122
126% 210 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
54.1% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.9
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 18.1
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 61%

 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 4,026 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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