MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive117% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150906
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateAug 10 '17 at 19:21
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
73.2% Very good
SC Int 110
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 112
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 340
78% 346 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 618
MC Mixed 573
86% 573 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
57.1% Above average
Lighting 178
Reflection 154
Parallax 168
54% 167 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 163
Splatting 115
59% 138 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
221GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 413
Mixed 415
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.5
186% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 119
145% 256 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 117%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 27.2
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 21.2
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 97%
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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 933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $859
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