MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (14%). 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)
Memory9.1 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 23 '22 at 19:08
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%
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 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 i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 5.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
87% Excellent
Memory 92.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 248
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 714
73% 577 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 87%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$200
EVGA(3842 6573) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2137 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 512.15
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82.5% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 114
Parallax 105
82% 107 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 103
Splatting 103
83% 103 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$17
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 32 26 43 11 26 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
329GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 145 145 148 144 148 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 103
Write 99.4
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 146
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
442GB free
Firmware: 20.01H20
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 100 103 103 102 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 67.1
SusWrite 102
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5273CH0-CK0 3x4GB
3 of 4 slots used
12GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.1% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 11.3
37% 12.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 14.3
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 58%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 36 30 60 24" 1280 720 HWP3220 HP 24uh
Typical Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) Builds (Compare 1,243 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: 52% - Above average Total price: $905
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