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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics131% 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 Drive191% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory25.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160122
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateJan 26 '23 at 00:44
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$163
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Memory 90
1-Core 134
2-Core 251
89% 158 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 682
68% 555 Pts
64-Core 712
44% 712 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$576
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 528.02
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 177
Reflection 180
Parallax 198
144% 185 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 155
Splatting 132
128% 160 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 131%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$199
130GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 636 606 582 573 556 556 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 1,862
Write 850
Mixed 625
SusWrite 585
216% 980 MB/s
4K Read 43.3
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 48.4
178% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 878
DQ Write 283
DQ Mixed 375
330% 512 MB/s
Poor: 131%
This bench: 191%
Great: 243%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$35
304GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 140 138 137 139 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 150
Write 151
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 138
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 108%
WD easystore 2648 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 2648
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 42 42 42 43 43 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
25.6% Poor
Read 41.8
Write 41.9
Mixed 33.1
SusWrite 42.2
54% 39.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.9
146% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25.6%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 24.5
80% 28.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 34.1
SC Mixed 23.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 80.1%
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 60 144 23.5" 1920 1080 ACR06A7 KG241Q P
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Gaming
Gaming 69%
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Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $513
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