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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics106% 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 Drive76.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '17 at 00:15
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 137
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 452
102% 452 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 760
MC Mixed 716
106% 709 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$394
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 343
Reflection 309
Parallax 321
104% 324 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 309
Splatting 238
108% 252 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$56
22GB free
Firmware: P0801C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 513
Write 208
Mixed 262
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 89.3
4K Mixed 20.1
125% 47.9 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 23.3
56% 113 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
449GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 162
Write 149
Mixed 142
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.33
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.35
138% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 106%
TOSHIBA TransMemory 32GB
24GB free, PID 6545
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Read 120
Write 52.7
Mixed 58.1
86% 77.1 MB/s
4K Read 7.23
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.85
100% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 15%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4M2A2666C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 24.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 25.7
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 95%
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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 2,058 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $969
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