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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive80.2% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 31 '21 at 14:57
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 3080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$199
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Memory 94.6
1-Core 130
2-Core 259
92% 161 Pts
4-Core 484
8-Core 508
67% 496 Pts
64-Core 506
34% 506 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$700
Palit(1569 2206) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 466.47
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (74 fps cap detected)
59.8% Above average
Lighting 74
Reflection 74
Parallax 74
60% 74 fps
MRender 74
Gravity 74
Splatting 74
60% 74 fps
Poor: 133%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 228%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 128GB-$85
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 141 143 137 124 143 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 458
Write 144
Mixed 200
SusWrite 138
52% 235 MB/s
4K Read 26.2
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 36.2
146% 58.7 MB/s
DQ Read 255
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 149
124% 183 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 91%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
146GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 466 468 472 470 472 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 449
Mixed 381
SusWrite 464
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 69.3
232% 83.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 136%
Great: 133%
Transcend TS1TSSD230S 1TB
213GB free
Firmware: 02K0S6OA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 425 450 438 433 426 428 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 425
Mixed 390
SusWrite 433
97% 429 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 56.5
190% 71.6 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 111
152% 279 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 121%
Great: 122%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 179 178 175 175 177 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 129
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 177
91% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 101%
Great: 111%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$110
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 133 134 134 136 137 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 97.9
Write 99.2
Mixed 60.4
SusWrite 134
72% 98 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.8
135% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
112% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 43.6
MC Mixed 37.1
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 46.8
SC Mixed 33.1
98% 34.4 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 112%
Great: 114%

 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 2,445 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $890
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