MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics118% 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 Drive59.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (57%). 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)
Memory59.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime22.8 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:28
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 132
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 384
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 397
91% 400 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 747
MC Mixed 732
106% 712 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
EVGA(3842 6676) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 509
Reflection 297
Parallax 324
137% 377 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 300
Splatting 233
105% 244 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 118%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
53GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 35% Great: 77%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
53GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 454
Write 172
Mixed 304
68% 310 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 12.8
94% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 31.5
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 12.6
32% 62.4 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x16GB-$600
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 28.3
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 33.9
SC Mixed 23.8
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 129%
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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 460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,115
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HDDRAMUSB
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