MSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive231% 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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 08:49
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-8700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 138
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 529
121% 534 Pts
MC Int 994
MC Float 1,120
MC Mixed 1,065
158% 1,060 Pts
Poor: 95%
This bench: 108%
Great: 126%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$105
211GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 2,250
Write 1,227
Mixed 1,225
345% 1,568 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 46.2
206% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 54.7
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 143
96% 112 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 231%
Great: 261%
SanDisk Ultra 124GB
28GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
41.4% Average
Read 136
Write 69.5
Mixed 87.5
114% 97.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.87
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.84
105% 2.18 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 128%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 118%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46) - $157

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,512
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HDDRAMUSB
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