MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 92.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics34.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive101% 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150715
Uptime27.2 Days
Run DateMar 12 '19 at 22:34
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 126
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 481
QC Mixed 482
106% 470 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 484
73% 488 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3201) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1683 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Lighting 19.1
Reflection 132
Parallax 138
19% 96.4 fps
MRender 82.9
Gravity 139
Splatting 94.4
46% 105 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 250GB-$45
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 165 168 100 71 83 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 485
Mixed 340
SusWrite 144
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 41.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 53.7
197% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 152
143% 219 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
WD WD3200KS-00PFB0 320GB
5GB free
Firmware: 21.00M21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 56 49 52 49 50 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
32% Below average
Read 60.3
Write 58
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 50.6
40% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 32%
Great: 36%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
10GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 128 122 126 122 126 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 125
Write 80
Mixed 79.8
SusWrite 124
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
60GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 111 116 121 122 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 104
Write 90
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 118
70% 95.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$249
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.5% Excellent
MC Read 31.3
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 28.5
88% 31 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 93%
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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 2,117 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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $814
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