MSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 111%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 119%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive236% 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.
Run History
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180308
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:30
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 148
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 572
QC Float 598
QC Mixed 589
133% 586 Pts
MC Int 1,098
MC Float 1,251
MC Mixed 1,196
177% 1,182 Pts
Poor: 96%
This bench: 120%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 304
Parallax 349
104% 326 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 291
Splatting 229
103% 241 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$120
488GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 471
Write 330
Mixed 339
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 71.6
4K Mixed 24.5
100% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 47.3
99% 205 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 85%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$217
263GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,319
Write 1,380
Mixed 1,408
376% 1,702 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 36.5
144% 49.4 MB/s
DQ Read 457
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 148
164% 284 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 236%
Great: 278%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G4D32BEEAK.K8FB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 28.3
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 34.2
98% 34.2 GB/s
Latency 45.1
89% 45.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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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 686 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: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,571
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