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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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.
Graphics8.54% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive199% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 11:20
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-6700K-$313
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 520
115% 508 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 748
MC Mixed 713
105% 705 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
MSI(1462 7A11) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
8.54% Terrible
Lighting 24
Reflection 30.5
Parallax 25.7
7% 26.7 fps
MRender 21.6
Gravity 21.1
Splatting 37.8
13% 26.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.54%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
206GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
199% Outstanding
Read 1,499
Write 1,050
Mixed 1,101
270% 1,216 MB/s
4K Read 56.2
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 28.2
188% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 533
DQ Write 389
DQ Mixed 26.6
138% 316 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 199%
Great: 268%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$127
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.5
MC Write 36.8
MC Mixed 26.7
95% 33.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 39.7
SC Mixed 29.9
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 103%
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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 1,884 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: 87% - Excellent Total price: $929
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