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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics87.7% 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 Drive46.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 01:09
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$155
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
76.8% Very good
Memory 95.9
1-Core 108
2-Core 217
81% 140 Pts
4-Core 333
8-Core 347
45% 340 Pts
64-Core 361
22% 361 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-12GB
Asus(1043 886E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3563 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 526.98
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
87.7% Excellent
Lighting 101
Reflection 143
Parallax 103
82% 116 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 115
Splatting 98.2
95% 115 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 87.7%
Great: 101%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S700 250GB-$40
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0704A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 14 95 14 64 45 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
46.5% Average
Read 447
Write 359
Mixed 22.9
SusWrite 52.2
48% 220 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 7.4
60% 17.1 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 1.4
54% 131 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 98%
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$40
15GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 117 112 117 116 107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 103
Write 159
Mixed 138
SusWrite 112
29% 128 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 29.7
107% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 165
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 127
105% 150 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
687GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 146 148 147 150 149 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 162
Mixed 119
SusWrite 143
112% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$53
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
59.8% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 18.1
57% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 19.1
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 110%

 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 71 60 60 27" 2560 1440 SAM7079 LC27G5xT
Typical Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11) Builds (Compare 937 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $503
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