Performance Results

Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 122%
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
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 90%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics92.7% 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 Drive225% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 00:13
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 16%

 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
90% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 447
QC Mixed 427
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 601
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 668
98% 656 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 90%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Lighting 297
Reflection 258
Parallax 255
87% 270 fps
MRender 191
Gravity 274
Splatting 212
97% 226 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$137
223GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 514
Write 242
Mixed 280
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 20.7
122% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 256
DQ Mixed 63.4
86% 152 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 78%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
44GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 1,982
Write 1,173
Mixed 1,147
316% 1,434 MB/s
4K Read 52
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 43.1
192% 68.6 MB/s
DQ Read 432
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 159
172% 292 MB/s
Poor: 156%
This bench: 225%
Great: 264%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
398GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 157
Mixed 140
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.96
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.28
94% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
69.8% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 21.9
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 22.4
64% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.8%
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 Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 70%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,166
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