MSI Z97S SLI Krait Edition (MS-7922)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive111% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (97%). 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)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160216
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 11 '17 at 01:26
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 97%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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)
62.3% Good
SC Int 88.6
SC Float 91.3
SC Mixed 99.1
74% 93 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 285
QC Mixed 289
68% 297 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 430
63% 423 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 175
Parallax 193
62% 190 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 185
Splatting 131
66% 154 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
95GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 405
Mixed 413
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 45.9
176% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 121
134% 227 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
327GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 148
Write 127
Mixed 136
103% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.23
98% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.5% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.4
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 17.6
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 87%
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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 2,626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,057
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