MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics76.6% 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 Drive84% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '21 at 00:36
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 100%
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 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
52.1% Above average
Memory 69.1
1-Core 63.3
2-Core 134
54% 88.7 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 282
30% 236 Pts
64-Core 342
23% 342 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
76.6% Very good
Lighting 91.1
Reflection 169
Parallax 102
74% 121 fps
MRender 95.7
Gravity 99.7
Splatting 99.5
80% 98.3 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 234 231 234 234 236 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 417
Write 28.7
Mixed 301
SusWrite 223
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 34.8
135% 53.3 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 251
DQ Mixed 175
160% 245 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 84%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
931GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 192 201 203 170 192 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 129
Mixed 73
SusWrite 187
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 16ATF1G64AZ-2G1A2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
33.5% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 7.2
21% 7.47 GB/s
Latency 104
39% 104 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $753
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