MSI Z97S SLI PLUS (MS-7930)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics93.4% 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 Drive57.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7930
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI PLUS (MS-7930)  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150528
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 24 '19 at 03:31
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58.9% Above average
1-Core 116
2-Core 192
75% 154 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 537
54% 430 Pts
64-Core 519
35% 519 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
Gigabyte(1458 36FD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2676 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 367
Parallax 436
87% 373 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 421
Splatting 251
102% 305 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 128GB-$74
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 99 97 97 92 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 430
Write 181
Mixed 201
SusWrite 100
50% 228 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 47.1
4K Mixed 27.1
87% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 140
109% 150 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 89%
Crucial MX500 500GB-$62
192GB free
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 294 294 291 313 317 308 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 341
Write 322
Mixed 315
SusWrite 303
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 43.2
4K Mixed 31.9
106% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 180
DQ Write 172
DQ Mixed 98.2
95% 150 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 126%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
87GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 148 142 134 142 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 155
Write 148
Mixed 94
SusWrite 143
99% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
228% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
194GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 141 148 146 145 143 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
79.6% Very good
Read 133
Write 117
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 144
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
55.1% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 16.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 18.5
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 64%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z97S SLI PLUS (MS-7930) Builds (Compare 353 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z97S SLI PLUS (MS-7930) - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $987
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