MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics63.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7922
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)  (all builds)
Memory3.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140919
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJun 11 '17 at 19:22
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61% Good
SC Int 94.3
SC Float 95.8
SC Mixed 88.2
74% 92.8 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 278
QC Mixed 305
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 338
MC Float 317
MC Mixed 357
51% 337 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 61%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$350
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
63.1% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 171
Parallax 187
60% 186 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 185
Splatting 122
65% 150 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
418GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 399
Mixed 409
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 41.8
4K Write 90.2
4K Mixed 42.1
165% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 114
133% 229 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
119GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 327
Mixed 392
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 28.9
133% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 42.6
85% 167 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$35
463GB free
Firmware: HP34 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 119
Write 120
Mixed 106
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.66
136% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
49.4% Average
MC Read 18
MC Write 19.4
MC Mixed 16.1
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 12.7
SC Mixed 13
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 86.8
46% 86.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 62%
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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 3,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,031
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