MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 88.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% 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 Drive120% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory27.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 21:48
Run Duration268 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$357
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 146
2-Core 285
99% 175 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 788
78% 619 Pts
64-Core 786
53% 786 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6700-XT-$480
Sapphire(1DA2 E445) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 12GB, Driver: 22.7.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 146
Reflection 138
Parallax 315
118% 200 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 153
Splatting 207
136% 204 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 127%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 238 231 225 199 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 489
Mixed 378
SusWrite 239
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 65
222% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 346
264% 357 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 120%
Great: 123%
WD Black SN750 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB (2019)-$100
330GB free
Firmware: 111110WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2095 1729 1731 1725 1246 918 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
326% Outstanding
Read 2027
Write 2,229
Mixed 1,895
SusWrite 1574
435% 1,931 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 80.6
284% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,598
DQ Write 1,156
DQ Mixed 1,328
1,005% 1,361 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 326%
Great: 350%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
241GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 490 490 491 486 486 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 491
Mixed 411
SusWrite 472
106% 471 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 69.8
237% 84.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 360
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 139%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
614GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 147 147 147 145 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 138
Mixed 90.7
SusWrite 146
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
926GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 173 173 174 173 174 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 161
Mixed 108
SusWrite 173
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
230% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown KD4AGU880-36A180U 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 34.3
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 29.1
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 41.5
SC Mixed 28.7
87% 30.6 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 130%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 50: 10R 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
50% 67% 15 108 7 165 27" 2560 1440 HPN3724 HP X27q
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $630
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