MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 94.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.4% 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 Drive228% 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.
Very high background CPU (33%). 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)
Memory12.6 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 00:21
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 454
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 645
MC Float 734
MC Mixed 700
104% 693 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 94.2%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$408
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 279
Parallax 268
93% 288 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 293
Splatting 224
103% 239 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$125
223GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 508
Write 231
Mixed 282
75% 341 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 21.1
127% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 265
DQ Mixed 61.2
93% 173 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 83%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
228% Outstanding
Read 1,976
Write 1,184
Mixed 1,183
320% 1,448 MB/s
4K Read 54.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 44.6
200% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 452
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 166
180% 306 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 228%
Great: 236%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
398GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 165
Mixed 148
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.25
94% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSC.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.6% Very good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 24.4
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 31
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.6%
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 Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,118 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,130
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