MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics124% 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.
Boot Drive92.1% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160122
Uptime11.1 Days
Run DateMay 13 '19 at 09:02
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$269
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
96% 203 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 702
76% 587 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 372
Parallax 395
122% 388 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 385
Splatting 241
126% 288 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 124%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$30
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 87 79 92 79 60 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 472
Mixed 356
SusWrite 105
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 42.7
163% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 353
DQ Mixed 180
179% 285 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$67
182GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 111 110 111 110 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 178
Write 149
Mixed 85
SusWrite 110
96% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2666 C15 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
78% Very good
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 21.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.8
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 78%
Great: 97%
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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 3X (MS-7A11) Builds (Compare 3,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $830
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