MSI Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

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 (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive113% 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 13:58
Run Duration61 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i7-6700K-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 471
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 760
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
64GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 402
Mixed 419
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 48.2
174% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 109
140% 253 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.9
MC Write 34.5
MC Mixed 27
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 36.5
SC Mixed 25.2
78% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 211 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 51%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $861
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HDDRAMUSB
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