MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 92%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics38.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive99.5% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime24.8 Days
Run DateApr 05 '21 at 06:45
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 126
2-Core 236
89% 152 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 650
74% 568 Pts
64-Core 643
43% 643 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 3603) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
38.6% Below average
Lighting 43.2
Reflection 40.4
Parallax 56.7
35% 46.8 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 52.5
Splatting 43
43% 50.8 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 138 137 138 138 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 436
Mixed 372
SusWrite 169
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 53.8
175% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 357
269% 359 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$79
216GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 90 95 95 93 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52% Above average
Read 87.5
Write 70.7
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 93.4
56% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 52%
Great: 108%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$79
857GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 170 173 175 175 175 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 170
Mixed 107
SusWrite 173
117% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 24.8
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 20.4
67% 23.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 24.1
62% 21.9 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 82%

 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 3,758 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $915
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