MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive40.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory18GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 18GB 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.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 18 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150813
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 08 '18 at 20:42
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 126
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 464
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 430
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 659
MC Mixed 648
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 296
Parallax 314
102% 316 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 295
Splatting 228
104% 242 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 143
Write 93.1
Mixed 111
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 19.5
4K Write 95.7
4K Mixed 6.14
88% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 97.4
DQ Mixed 6.3
31% 70.9 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 72%
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$79
58GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.8 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.8% Below average
Read 178
Write 84.2
Mixed 198
34% 153 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 6.86
80% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 77
DQ Mixed 3.17
16% 35.1 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 71%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
713GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 166
Write 143
Mixed 143
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.34
124% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
130GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
54.4% Above average
Read 95.6
Write 93.9
Mixed 95.7
72% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.28
72% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 54.4%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMX4GX3M1A1333C9 0215 CMZ4GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMX4GX3M1A1333C9 0215 CMX8GX3M1A1333C9 18GB
1333, 1600, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.2% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.7
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 17.5
49% 17 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
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 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 4,616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $816
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