MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 187%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 162%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics232% 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 Drive52.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory25.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 21:40
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 as expected (50th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Memory 95.8
1-Core 119
2-Core 216
85% 144 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 682
67% 532 Pts
64-Core 677
45% 677 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-Ti-$1,200
EVGA(3842 3958) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (45th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
232% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 284
Parallax 314
246% 301 fps
MRender 323
Gravity 257
Splatting 186
215% 255 fps
Poor: 191%
This bench: 232%
Great: 255%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Series 500GB
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 54 60 65 59 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 310
Write 60.7
Mixed 118
SusWrite 63.1
30% 138 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 26.5
84% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 80.3
DQ Mixed 57.4
86% 171 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 91%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$33
146GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 80 76 77 80 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
52.1% Above average
Read 103
Write 70.5
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 77.6
58% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 63%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
3.5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 36 37 37 37 37 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Read 39.6
Write 36.1
Mixed 32.5
SusWrite 36.2
49% 36.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 1
199% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 0420 F3-2400C11-8GXM 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 0420 F3-2400C11-8GXM 32GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.7
MC Write 30.3
MC Mixed 23.5
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 23.9
SC Mixed 27.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 86%

 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 4,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
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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