MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 65.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive78.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime9.7 Days
Run DateJun 29 '20 at 19:19
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$176
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.7% Good
Memory 82.1
1-Core 95.3
2-Core 196
73% 124 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 268
39% 279 Pts
64-Core 260
18% 260 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
Asus(1043 85B9) 3GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 445.75
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 191
Reflection 166
Parallax 171
50% 176 fps
Splatting 149
0% 149 fps
Poor: 49% Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 273 112 102 100 96 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 364
Write 374
Mixed 346
SusWrite 129
68% 304 MB/s
4K Read 21.8
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 42.5
129% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 324
DQ Mixed 342
257% 343 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$47
492GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 118 113 117 118 118 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 130
Write 132
Mixed 79.5
SusWrite 116
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
37.2% Below average
MC Read 12.2
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 12.2
36% 12.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 12.1
SC Mixed 9.7
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 76.8
52% 76.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 91%

 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 415 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,219
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CPUGPUSSD
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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