MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.4% 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 Drive44.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 05:34
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Memory 87.3
1-Core 125
2-Core 246
87% 153 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 507
63% 474 Pts
64-Core 604
41% 604 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 114
Parallax 95.1
90% 106 fps
MRender 97.5
Gravity 99.8
Splatting 101
59% 99.3 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 90%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
892GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UH5100RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 23 129 96 69 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
44.6% Average
Read 405
Write 290
Mixed 265
SusWrite 94.3
59% 263 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 42.3
4K Mixed 12.4
61% 23.3 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 92.2
DQ Mixed 29.9
42% 76.6 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 23.4
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 23.4
68% 23.9 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11) Builds (Compare 1,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $809
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