MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 84.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive89.2% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150906
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 17:22
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-6600K-$237
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 464
QC Mixed 434
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 417
MC Float 459
MC Mixed 447
66% 441 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
Gigabyte(1458 22BD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1025 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 156
Parallax 269
70% 208 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 174
Splatting 177
67% 160 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68%
Great: 71%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
MSI(1462 7984) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
8.96% Terrible
Lighting 22.5
Reflection 28.5
Parallax 23.9
7% 25 fps
MRender 22.3
Gravity 20.3
Splatting 34.6
10% 25.7 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 8.96%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$60
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 148 54 54 53 54 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 487
Write 397
Mixed 366
SusWrite 84.3
74% 334 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 47.9
166% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 285
DQ Write 298
DQ Mixed 235
192% 272 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 94%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$80
778GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 105 104 105 105 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 112
Write 41.1
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 102
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 99%
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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 (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $875
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