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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive101% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160122
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:09
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
108% 134 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 555
QC Mixed 529
121% 532 Pts
MC Int 521
MC Float 560
MC Mixed 539
81% 540 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 352
Reflection 310
Parallax 356
109% 340 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 315
Splatting 238
109% 254 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$99
144GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 419
Mixed 417
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 49.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 29.1
172% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 49.9
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 28.8
39% 67.8 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 149
Mixed 141
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.33
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.37
138% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
679GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 166
Mixed 154
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.31
106% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 100%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$132
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
84% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 24.5
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.3
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 84%
Great: 85%
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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 2,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $942
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HDDRAMUSB
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