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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics63.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.4% 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.
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 (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:05
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
78.9% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 122
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 486
QC Mixed 384
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 382
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 430
62% 416 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
63.6% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 173
Parallax 190
61% 189 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 184
Splatting 122
65% 151 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$111
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 401 447 362 234 231 231 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 419
Write 473
Mixed 384
SusWrite 318
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 41.6
155% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 326
244% 325 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 100%
Corsair Force 3 120GB-$109
22GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 98 90 83 93 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62.6% Good
Read 184
Write 107
Mixed 132
SusWrite 91.1
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 29.2
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 33.7
146% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 142
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 111
88% 122 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 61%
Seagate ST3250824AS 250GB-$23
187GB free
Firmware: 3.AHH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 64 64 65 64 64 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 63
Write 33.3
Mixed 42.3
SusWrite 64.4
38% 50.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$166
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 25.2
76% 26.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 27.3
SC Mixed 22.1
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 103%
Take a copy of your results

 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 3,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $921
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $340Nvidia GTX 1070 $344Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $114
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback