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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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.
Graphics106% 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 Drive70.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 15:00
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 17%

 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-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 133
107% 133 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 543
QC Mixed 533
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 534
79% 530 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 336
Reflection 301
Parallax 347
105% 328 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 302
Splatting 232
106% 246 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$140
65GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 502
Write 182
Mixed 267
69% 317 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 17
114% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 97.2
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 11.5
44% 94.6 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
536GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 151
Mixed 136
118% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.29
107% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 36.2
MC Mixed 26.2
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 26.5
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 96%
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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 2,162 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,002
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