MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170420
Uptime2.9 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 14:55
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
116% 144 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 488
112% 494 Pts
MC Int 721
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 783
115% 770 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 101%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
CLim: 1200 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
65.7% Good
Lighting 200
Reflection 160
Parallax 253
68% 204 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 188
Splatting 120
64% 147 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 419
Mixed 422
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.5
160% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 47
DQ Write 114
DQ Mixed 27.7
36% 62.9 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
482GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
86.2% Excellent
Read 159
Write 141
Mixed 140
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.29
93% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
297GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 147
Mixed 122
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.26
88% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 30.5
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 40.3
SC Mixed 32
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 103%
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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 (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,400 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $731
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