MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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. 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 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive90.4% 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-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 18 '19 at 19:52
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
1-Core 120
2-Core 236
84% 178 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 453
62% 455 Pts
64-Core 447
30% 447 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
PNY(196E 119D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 269
Reflection 262
Parallax 289
71% 273 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 264
Splatting 212
73% 223 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
218GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 317 447 480 488 491 490 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 484
Mixed 408
SusWrite 452
104% 461 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 64.9
224% 81.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 133%
Great: 135%
OCZ Trion 150 120GB-$50
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFZ12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 69 88 75 87 67 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 457
Mixed 351
SusWrite 91.1
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 32
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 41.1
158% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 171
179% 293 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
906GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 176 177 179 176 177 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 169
Mixed 121
SusWrite 177
122% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
226% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.5
MC Write 40.9
MC Mixed 30.3
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.8
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 30.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
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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 1,979 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,102
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $260Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $200AMD RX 590 $180Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $58
Intel Core i7-9700K $369Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $160Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $35Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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