MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:14
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 i7-7700K-$297
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 151
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 553
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 513
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 754
MC Float 854
MC Mixed 820
121% 809 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$101
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 450
Reflection 406
Parallax 426
136% 428 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 439
Splatting 259
139% 316 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 138%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
360GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 409
Mixed 420
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 26.5
160% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 28.2
104% 231 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
180GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 410
Mixed 420
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 46
178% 66.9 MB/s
DQ Read 363
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 112
141% 253 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 39.7
MC Mixed 27.7
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 23.6
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 30.7
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 47.8
84% 47.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 470 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,097
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HDDRAMUSB
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