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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.7% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 05:19
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 561
QC Float 594
QC Mixed 574
131% 576 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 606
MC Mixed 582
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$608
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Lighting 208
Reflection 185
Parallax 304
75% 232 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 198
Splatting 134
76% 160 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$139
198GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 351
Mixed 352
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 23.8
146% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 48.1
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 23.5
53% 104 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 96%
Mushkin ECO3 480GB-$155
197GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 499
Write 264
Mixed 278
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 71.8
4K Mixed 30.5
134% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 39
DQ Write 77.6
DQ Mixed 18
25% 44.9 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 82%
HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 750GB-$55
409GB free
Firmware: JF4OA200 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 97.7
Write 88.3
Mixed 101
72% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.21
74% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 28.2
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 35
SC Mixed 29.7
82% 28.7 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 102%
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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 1,903 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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $931
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