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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics157% 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 Drive111% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory28.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:29
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 414
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 739
MC Mixed 704
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$775
Asus(1043 85EC) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Lighting 518
Reflection 509
Parallax 547
164% 525 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 498
Splatting 277
152% 343 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 157%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$98
102GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 412
Mixed 417
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 46.3
170% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 113
133% 235 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
696GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 156
Mixed 150
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.4
118% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
72.3% Very good
MC Read 26.2
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.4
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.1
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.3%
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 2,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $969
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