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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 85%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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 Drive84.1% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory24.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170427
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateSep 09 '17 at 02:14
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User BGR-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
85% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 400
96% 421 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 635
MC Mixed 634
93% 620 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 85%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 379
Parallax 406
130% 404 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 411
Splatting 247
131% 299 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 130%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$90
104GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
Read 493
Write 349
Mixed 331
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 13.5
115% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 204
DQ Mixed 13.1
70% 161 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 84%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$100
1TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 182
Mixed 164
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.45
130% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2800 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 27.1
88% 30.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 35.3
SC Mixed 26.6
76% 26.7 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 93%
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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 2,282 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $952
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