Performance Results

Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 54%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% 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 Drive114% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime7.7 Days
Run DateMay 07 '17 at 20:22
Run Duration333 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-6600K-$223
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
79.5% Very good
SC Int 120
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 330
QC Float 323
QC Mixed 389
79% 347 Pts
MC Int 291
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 400
54% 365 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
MSI(1462 330C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 299
Parallax 314
98% 311 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 299
Splatting 229
105% 244 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$85
52GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 411
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 96.4
4K Mixed 44.4
177% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 99.4
135% 250 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 114%
Great: 112%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
363GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 144
Write 138
Mixed 144
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.21
90% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 105%
SanDisk Cruzer Facet 8GB
7GB free, PID 5576
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Read 22.3
Write 3.14
Mixed 7.98
11% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.48
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 1.21
118% 3.08 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$226
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 21.8
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 18.7
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 179 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 78%
Workstation 51%

Motherboard: MSI Z170 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $923
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