MSI Z97S SLI PLUS (MS-7930)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive112% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7930
MotherboardMSI Z97S SLI PLUS (MS-7930)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150811
Uptime10.9 Days
Run DateMay 31 '18 at 16:13
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$335
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 130
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 417
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 633
MC Float 674
MC Mixed 664
98% 657 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 224
Reflection 189
Parallax 202
67% 205 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 202
Splatting 152
72% 167 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB-$183
501GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 490
Write 232
Mixed 261
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 72.1
4K Mixed 21.5
118% 42.6 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 201
DQ Mixed 40.3
94% 201 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 105%
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
223GB free
Firmware: 000F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 328
Mixed 397
91% 412 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 32.3
141% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 177
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 47.9
91% 177 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 71%
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
223GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 324
Mixed 391
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 32.6
142% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 186
DQ Write 307
DQ Mixed 48.1
92% 180 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 100%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 412
Mixed 419
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 87.7
4K Mixed 46.4
172% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 105
136% 245 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 112%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.9
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 63%
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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 PLUS (MS-7930) Builds (Compare 245 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $954
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