MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 95.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive169% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 18:02
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 475
QC Mixed 458
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 773
MC Mixed 728
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 445
Reflection 396
Parallax 447
138% 429 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 408
Splatting 246
130% 298 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 134%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$200
422GB free
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1,548
Write 533
Mixed 775
208% 952 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 49.1
178% 68.9 MB/s
DQ Read 501
DQ Write 384
DQ Mixed 174
203% 353 MB/s
Poor: 104%
This bench: 169%
Great: 173%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 149
Write 134
Mixed 120
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.22
93% 1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C13 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.3
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 23.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 97%
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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 977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,146
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