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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99% 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 Drive136% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 23 '21 at 01:03
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 137
2-Core 253
94% 162 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 698
77% 594 Pts
64-Core 701
47% 701 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.41
Performing below potential (76th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 207
Parallax 127
97% 151 fps
MRender 97.2
Gravity 131
Splatting 116
102% 115 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 99%
Great: 106%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 484 463 437 442 472 452 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 489
Mixed 405
SusWrite 458
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 66.9
229% 82.6 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 136%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GX-D4-3000-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 39.1
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 28.6
104% 36.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 31.3
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 103%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 12 10 144 27" 1280 720 SPT0AB8 Sceptre L27
Typical Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11) Builds (Compare 2,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $896
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