MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 16:30
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790S-$319
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Memory 91.9
1-Core 101
2-Core 182
76% 125 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 465
51% 394 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
66.8% Good
Lighting 83.6
Reflection 94.6
Parallax 83.2
68% 87.1 fps
MRender 79.9
Gravity 82
Splatting 73
66% 78.3 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
681GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B4QFXO7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 291 301 309 303 299 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 350
Write 310
Mixed 276
SusWrite 282
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 56.1
176% 59 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 530
348% 410 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 102%
Great: 354%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$160
3TB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 176 177 177 177 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 156
Mixed 61.8
SusWrite 174
103% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 2.2
389% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 100%
Great: 96%
Lacie Rugged FW USB3 2TB
770GB free
Firmware: 051E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 41 41 42 41 41 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
22% Poor
Read 36.1
Write 36.2
Mixed 34.1
SusWrite 40.1
27% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 22%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
65.2% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 24.4
MC Mixed 20.7
66% 23 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 21
53% 18.5 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 25: 3R 2G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
25% 7% 131 100 6 60 27" 1920 1080 ACR00DB S273HL
Typical Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) Builds (Compare 4,298 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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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