MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive124% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime9.1 Days
Run DateJan 02 '19 at 11:39
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 134
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 416
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 704
104% 698 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
65.8% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 180
Parallax 199
62% 194 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 193
Splatting 125
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN256HMHQ-000H1 256GB
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAV21H3Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 389 309 285 319 307 298 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 492
Mixed 388
SusWrite 318
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 42.9
4K Write 136
4K Mixed 64.6
220% 81 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 354
268% 361 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 124%
Great: 113%
WD WD1001FAES-60Z2A0 1TB
713GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 93 94 94 94 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
63% Good
Read 126
Write 119
Mixed 83.5
SusWrite 93
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 63%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$58
287GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 87 88 87 88 89 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 95.5
Write 87
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 87.8
59% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
154% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 69%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
311GB free
Firmware: JA0OA4D0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 99 99 99 100 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
49% Average
Read 72.2
Write 72.3
Mixed 28
SusWrite 98.4
49% 67.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 49%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
MC Read 32.4
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 30.6
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 31.9
86% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 54.7
73% 54.7 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11) Builds (Compare 3,204 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $853
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