MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 88.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics69.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150715
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 21:17
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 122
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 461
106% 469 Pts
MC Int 407
MC Float 497
MC Mixed 463
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
69.1% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 160
Parallax 268
70% 210 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 179
Splatting 183
69% 164 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 179 152 171 165 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 457
Mixed 384
SusWrite 195
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 57.7
200% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 359
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 110%
Great: 126%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
144GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 124 124 125 125 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 140
Write 132
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 124
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
226% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$71
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 21.6
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 23.6
SC Mixed 20.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 85%
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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 2,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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: $822
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