MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics47.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive108% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJan 18 '17 at 22:04
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$315
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 473
QC Mixed 480
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 669
MC Mixed 662
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
PowerColor(148C 3000) 3GB
MaxC: 1060 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
47.7% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 89.5
Parallax 186
48% 139 fps
MRender 68.9
Gravity 132
Splatting 98
38% 99.7 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$94
111GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 416
Mixed 417
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 45.2
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 45.7
177% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 46.6
DQ Write 288
DQ Mixed 26.7
62% 120 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 117%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$66
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 183
Mixed 165
136% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.18
94% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2133 2OZ 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
67% Good
MC Read 25
MC Write 24.3
MC Mixed 19.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.1
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67%
Great: 82%
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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 2,568 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $916
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