MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.7% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150105
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 28 '19 at 15:24
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
76.9% Very good
1-Core 120
2-Core 234
83% 177 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 635
67% 523 Pts
64-Core 630
42% 630 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
Nvidia(10DE 17C8) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
79.3% Very good
Lighting 314
Reflection 293
Parallax 325
83% 311 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 293
Splatting 210
80% 233 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 165 166 162 155 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 481
Write 460
Mixed 370
SusWrite 193
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 45.8
162% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 148
120% 174 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 122%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$55
30GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 384 283 269 258 242 227 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 460
Mixed 395
SusWrite 277
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.9
187% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 351
264% 354 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
136GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 86 87 87 88 88 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
47% Average
Read 76.5
Write 69.3
Mixed 60.7
SusWrite 86.8
54% 73.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 47%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
67.4% Good
MC Read 23.9
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 21.1
67% 23.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 21.9
SC Mixed 21.4
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 57.5
70% 57.5 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 76%
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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 7,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $929
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HDDRAMUSB
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