MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 78.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.1% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive36.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2048 x 1152 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 05 '21 at 22:37
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
78.2% Very good
Memory 90
1-Core 108
2-Core 210
80% 136 Pts
4-Core 384
8-Core 390
53% 387 Pts
64-Core 398
27% 398 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
MSI(1462 7922) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
3.1% Terrible
Lighting 4.3
Reflection 3.1
Parallax 6.7
4% 4.7 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.9
3% 5.13 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.1%
Great: 3%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 120GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 45 26 26 31 19 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 422
Write 63.4
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 29.7
33% 153 MB/s
4K Read 9.6
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 7.9
49% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 88.5
DQ Write 59.1
DQ Mixed 9.1
24% 52.2 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Series 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
60.4% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22.1
MC Mixed 18.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 19.7
SC Mixed 19.4
54% 18.7 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 65%

 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 4,034 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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