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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive99.6% 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.
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.
Run History
4 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory23 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 12 '18 at 03:24
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 143
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 502
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 693
MC Float 779
MC Mixed 731
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 497
Reflection 298
Parallax 320
134% 371 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 291
Splatting 233
104% 244 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 117%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
449GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 413
Mixed 414
99% 447 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 50.7
188% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 130
146% 251 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 117%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 411
Mixed 416
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 96.6
4K Mixed 31.2
159% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 48.6
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 104
95% 138 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 123%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$202
5.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 197
Mixed 191
151% 200 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 4.46
4K Mixed 0.54
185% 2.01 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 118%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda Pro 6TB (2016)-$219
5.5TB free
Firmware: DN04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
86% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 27.6
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 28.4
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86%
Great: 126%
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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 2,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $890
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Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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