MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 80%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics128% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory24.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime4 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 02:31
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i7-7700-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
80% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 386
86% 380 Pts
MC Int 555
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 610
91% 612 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 80%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$86
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 377
Parallax 387
127% 396 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 404
Splatting 241
129% 294 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 128%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
782GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.5
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 223 226 227 64 124 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 56% Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 8TB (2017)-$162
5.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 164 166 167 166 167 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 96.7
Write 126
Mixed 68.2
SusWrite 156
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 4.7
4K Mixed 0.7
240% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW16GX4M2C3000C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3001 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 35.7
MC Mixed 29.4
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 25.5
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,398 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,071
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