MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.3% 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 Drive82.2% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150906
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 17:42
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 417
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 706
MC Mixed 673
100% 666 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2252 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Lighting 298
Reflection 286
Parallax 339
97% 308 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 279
Splatting 220
101% 236 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
ST31000528AS 240GB
28GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
Read 503
Write 234
Mixed 304
76% 347 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 19.8
128% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 77.7
102% 184 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 156
Mixed 156
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.19
58% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
49GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 172
Mixed 152
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.24
87% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.9
MC Mixed 24.6
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 32.5
SC Mixed 24.9
72% 25.3 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 89%
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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 1,449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $913
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