MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 99%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive126% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160511
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 13:42
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SGP-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 i5-6600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
99% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 547
QC Mixed 523
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 517
MC Mixed 468
72% 478 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 99%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$419
Zotac(19DA 2445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 388
Parallax 403
130% 407 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 397
Splatting 260
126% 288 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 127%
Great: 129%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 312 311 291 301 303 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 490
Mixed 399
SusWrite 318
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 65.1
226% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 126%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$140
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
41.6% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 11.9
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 13.6
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11) Builds (Compare 3,205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $937
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