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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive62.2% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:04
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 523
119% 523 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 527
79% 526 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 345
Reflection 309
Parallax 328
105% 327 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 310
Splatting 238
110% 255 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$118
62GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 499
Write 180
Mixed 253
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 10.2
100% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 24.6
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 11.4
26% 50.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
485GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 183
Write 131
Mixed 136
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.26
104% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90%
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 above expectations (82nd percentile)
87.4% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 25.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 26.7
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 94%
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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 2,138 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $949
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