MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics88.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.6% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (52%). 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)
Memory26 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151022
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 06 '19 at 12:04
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
63.1% Good
1-Core 103
2-Core 191
70% 147 Pts
4-Core 324
8-Core 625
59% 475 Pts
64-Core 633
42% 633 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
MSI(1462 3235) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1647 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Lighting 519
Reflection 231
Parallax 370
136% 373 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 315
Splatting 223
86% 253 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 307 227 258 332 276 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 490
Mixed 319
SusWrite 268
87% 386 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 79.7
4K Mixed 38.4
135% 49 MB/s
DQ Read 300
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 67.2
117% 227 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$84
3GB free
Firmware: CC32
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 55.7
Write 61.5
Mixed 26
35% 47.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 0.4
172% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 32% Great: 77%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
5GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 71 60 62 70 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 66.5
Write 47
Mixed 51
SusWrite 68
43% 58.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 67%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 10TB
1TB free, PID ab38
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 139 141 142 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 135
Write 120
Mixed 95
SusWrite 141
166% 123 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.5
261% 11 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
73.1% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23.4
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 22.5
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 68
59% 68 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 132%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $596
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