MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics71.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 24 '20 at 15:31
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 94.7
1-Core 122
2-Core 238
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 424
8-Core 629
68% 527 Pts
64-Core 629
42% 629 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
71.8% Very good
Lighting 275
Reflection 255
Parallax 280
72% 270 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 260
Splatting 210
72% 222 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Plextor M5 Pro 128GB-$130
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 302 297 311 289 311 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 310
Mixed 290
SusWrite 302
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 82.9
4K Mixed 40.2
146% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 358
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 185
178% 280 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 98%
SanDisk X400 1TB-$249
794GB free
Firmware: X4120000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 281 276 277 271 275 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 456
Write 376
Mixed 266
SusWrite 284
77% 345 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 27.8
109% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 203
182% 276 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 104%
Lexar JumpDrive S25 USB 3.0 32GB-$10
29GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 27 28 28 28 29 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Read 34.8
Write 11.7
Mixed 33
SusWrite 28.3
35% 27 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.9
62% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury 2666 C16 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 32
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 23.8
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.1
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 97%
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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 2,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,215
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