MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:52
Run Duration274 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
75.2% Very good
SC Int 95.5
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 101
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 395
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 340
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 385
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.2.3
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 163
Parallax 254
70% 209 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 168
Splatting 181
67% 160 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$190
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 509
Write 155
Mixed 218
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 84
4K Mixed 27.2
128% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 82.1
95% 166 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 118%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
2GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 105
Write 86.5
Mixed 81.3
68% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.25
80% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
2GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
65.9% Good
Read 147
Write 82.6
Mixed 81.1
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.24
81% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
0GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
16.6% Very poor
Read 37.2
Write 20.3
Mixed 36.3
24% 31.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 0.92
4K Mixed 0.13
45% 0.46 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 16.6%
Great: 107%
WD My Passport 25E2 2TB
12GB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Read 37.5
Write 36.5
Mixed 25.5
42% 33.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.2
62% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 45%
WD My Passport 25E2 2TB
3GB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
25% Poor
Read 94.6
Write 39.8
Mixed 29.9
58% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 0.82
4K Mixed 0.15
35% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 25%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2666 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.4% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 23
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 71.9
56% 71.9 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 99%
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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 1,748 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: $855
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