MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics62% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
18 months ago, 18 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory18.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141110
Uptime10.8 Days
Run DateNov 28 '22 at 20:35
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
67.1% Good
Memory 80.2
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 154
61% 103 Pts
4-Core 294
8-Core 412
44% 353 Pts
64-Core 581
36% 581 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
62% Good
Lighting 76.5
Reflection 91.9
Parallax 78.6
62% 82.3 fps
MRender 78.9
Gravity 76
Splatting 71.5
61% 75.5 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62%
Great: 66%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 326 129 127 126 126 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 460
Write 451
Mixed 313
SusWrite 159
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 72.2
4K Mixed 41
146% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 348
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89%
Great: 124%
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$45
130GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 425 410 282 283 282 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 417
Mixed 427
SusWrite 351
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 39.5
4K Write 73.5
4K Mixed 50.6
164% 54.5 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 354
267% 357 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 107%
Great: 128%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
715GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 147 147 147 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 140
Write 115
Mixed 76.5
SusWrite 146
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
219% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G 0420 F3-14900CL10-8GBXL KHX1866C10D3/8G 0420 F3-14900CL10-8GBXL 32GB
1333, 1867, 1333, 1867 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
48.4% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 15.2
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.3
SC Write 15.4
SC Mixed 15.8
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 80.3
50% 80.3 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 64%

 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 2,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $775
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