MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics144% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive171% 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150415
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '21 at 20:48
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690-$178
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Memory 87.3
1-Core 114
2-Core 223
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 421
58% 424 Pts
64-Core 428
29% 428 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000
HP(103C 129F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 411.95
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 191
Reflection 253
Parallax 195
155% 213 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 159
Splatting 147
132% 165 fps
Poor: 125%
This bench: 144%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB
494GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 643 659 653 675 673 672 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
171% Outstanding
Read 697
Write 675
Mixed 671
SusWrite 662
153% 676 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 66.6
223% 79.2 MB/s
DQ Read 779
DQ Write 742
DQ Mixed 922
648% 814 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 171%
Great: 270%
Seagate ST3500418AS 1TB
931GB free
Firmware: 06.01D06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 130 130 130 129 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 136
Write 122
Mixed 105
SusWrite 129
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
169% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (41st percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
53.3% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 16.4
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 16.2
49% 17.2 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 87%

 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 4,014 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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