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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive121% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 16 '17 at 12:46
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 469
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 498
112% 493 Pts
MC Int 685
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 742
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 455
Reflection 404
Parallax 436
139% 432 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 427
Splatting 260
137% 312 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 137%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
66GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 509
Write 141
Mixed 190
61% 280 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 97.9
4K Mixed 16.8
122% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 181
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 40.5
62% 118 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 71%
Great: 72%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$120
57GB free
Firmware: EXM03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 499
Mixed 294
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 51.7
183% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 133
143% 238 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 121%
Great: 123%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$66
408GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 188
Mixed 153
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.18
117% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
217GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
73.3% Very good
Read 140
Write 116
Mixed 23.5
67% 93.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.22
68% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
64GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 104
Write 149
Mixed 113
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 5.45
4K Mixed 0.71
212% 2.31 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 31.1
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 42.7
SC Mixed 31
91% 32 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 112%
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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 2,129 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $906
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