MSI Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics105% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 25 '20 at 19:49
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$187
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 138
2-Core 274
96% 168 Pts
4-Core 525
8-Core 531
72% 528 Pts
64-Core 531
36% 531 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.2.2
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 146
Parallax 233
107% 170 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 130
Splatting 93.4
103% 112 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 466
Write 426
Mixed 374
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 48.7
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 66.7
230% 83.3 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 65% Great: 114%
Hitachi HTS725025A9A364 250GB-$79
77GB free
Firmware: PC2OC72E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 57 57 58 57 58 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 78.3
Write 73
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 57.1
46% 62.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
125GB free
Firmware: JC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 122 123 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 117
Write 120
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 122
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 69%
Seagate ST98823AS 80GB-$118
6GB free
Firmware: 3.04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 28 28 29 29 29 29 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
15.2% Very poor
Read 24.5
Write 23
Mixed 20
SusWrite 28.3
18% 24 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
91% 0.6 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 15.2%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
79.5% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 24.9
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 25.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: MSI Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

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