MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics113% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171213
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 18:36
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$302
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 136
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 517
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 536
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 770
MC Mixed 721
107% 716 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-6GB-$349
MSI(1462 3752) ≥ 4GB; MSI GeForce RTX 2060 DirectX 12 RTX 2060 GAMING Z 6G
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 359
Reflection 298
Parallax 376
113% 344 fps
MRender 291
Gravity 302
Splatting 196
114% 263 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX900 512GB-$189
199GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.8.2
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 409
Write 304
Mixed 345
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 27.3
95% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 223
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 137
110% 157 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 67%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$105
420GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 140
Write 116
Mixed 85
85% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 111%
WD 15EADS External 1.5TB
1.5TB free, PID 1003
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,292
Write 3.8
Mixed 8.5
1,606% 2,435 MB/s
4K Read 934
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.5
3,485% 312 MB/s
Poor: 11% Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
81.2% Excellent
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 25.9
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 25.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 110%
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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 1,910 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 50%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $838
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