MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive95.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 19:32
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i5-6500-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
71.9% Very good
SC Int 97.9
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 379
QC Mixed 367
84% 368 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 382
57% 383 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 217
Reflection 197
Parallax 210
66% 208 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 208
Splatting 158
74% 172 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 525GB-$140
435GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 432 322 243 250 246 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 380
Write 446
Mixed 355
SusWrite 318
85% 375 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 40.8
150% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 314
238% 319 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 99%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
970GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 255 254 260 261 261 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Read 248
Write 227
Mixed 93
SusWrite 255
150% 206 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 1.5
584% 4.6 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 145%
Great: 206%
ASMedia USB 3.0 Device 2TB
356GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 40 41 41 41 41 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
25% Poor
Read 40.7
Write 37.2
Mixed 35
SusWrite 40.3
52% 38.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
153% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 25%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$94
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 31.3
98% 34.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 26.4
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 111%
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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 1,973 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $831
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