MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. 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 76.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics93.2% 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 Drive223% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180130
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '19 at 11:12
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
76.6% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 246
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 567
62% 479 Pts
64-Core 656
44% 656 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Nvidia(10DE 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Lighting 366
Reflection 356
Parallax 368
96% 364 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 352
Splatting 236
94% 264 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 105%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$90
74GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 889 900 901 890 723 434 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1,970
Write 866
Mixed 773
SusWrite 790
243% 1,099 MB/s
4K Read 49.6
4K Write 158
4K Mixed 50.6
224% 86.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,011
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 375
349% 561 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 223%
Great: 242%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
40.1% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.2
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.1
SC Write 14.6
SC Mixed 13.1
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 2,047 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $1,031
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Intel Core i7-9700K $356Nvidia RTX 2060 $349Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $249
HDDRAMUSB
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