Performance Results

Gaming 129%
Desktop 144%
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 97.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics151% 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.
Boot Drive272% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateOct 02 '17 at 02:19
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
1-Core 148
2-Core 287
103% 218 Pts
4-Core 537
8-Core 803
86% 670 Pts
64-Core 793
53% 793 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
MSI(1462 3605) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 3002 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 610
Reflection 572
Parallax 649
160% 610 fps
MRender 294
Gravity 580
Splatting 320
151% 398 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 151%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
203GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
185% Outstanding
Read 952
Write 978
Mixed 990
218% 973 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.5
210% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 454
DQ Write 548
DQ Mixed 237
252% 413 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 185%
Great: 385%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
272% Outstanding
Read 2,760
Write 1,064
Mixed 1,255
370% 1,693 MB/s
4K Read 61.4
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 52
245% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 674
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 216
245% 425 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 272%
Great: 235%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 150
Write 152
Mixed 143
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.55
4K Mixed 0.11
52% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 30.1
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 41.7
SC Mixed 30.6
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 98%
Great: 95%
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 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 4,387 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 75%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 56%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $740
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