MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
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 90.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics97.6% 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 Drive80.1% 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.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory25.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160223
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:06
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 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-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 436
98% 433 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 687
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$370
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Lighting 306
Reflection 299
Parallax 305
94% 303 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 278
Splatting 226
100% 234 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 512
Write 226
Mixed 288
75% 342 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 21.4
124% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 61.1
90% 165 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 84%
Seagate ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 2BE10001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 115
Write 140
Mixed 117
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 73%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 33.8
106% 37.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.7
SC Write 44
SC Mixed 31.1
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 126%
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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 (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $875
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