MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive83.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150415
Uptime7 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '17 at 02:40
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 426
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 649
MC Mixed 673
98% 651 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1015 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 157
Parallax 252
67% 202 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 162
Splatting 177
65% 155 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 750GB-$257
342GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 483
Write 322
Mixed 329
84% 378 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 27.7
119% 44.6 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 214
DQ Mixed 50.1
95% 193 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 87%
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS2754D117-488 240GB
89GB free
Firmware: CS211101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 510
Write 301
Mixed 376
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 22.3
130% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 29.3
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 61.3
75% 123 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 94%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$123
3TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 177
Mixed 166
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 4.47
4K Write 2.38
4K Mixed 0.29
262% 2.38 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$74
866GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 129
Write 121
Mixed 117
92% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.16
90% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 72%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IMT41GU6MFR8C-RA0 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
67.4% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 20.7
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 21.9
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 78%
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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 3,771 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,014
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