MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING R6 SIEGE (MS-7A11)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 53%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING R6 SIEGE (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 19:52
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 48%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$269
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
53% Above average
1-Core 92.1
2-Core 181
64% 137 Pts
4-Core 290
8-Core 623
56% 457 Pts
64-Core 617
41% 617 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 53%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 227
Reflection 194
Parallax 208
68% 210 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 208
Splatting 136
71% 164 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$183
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 4,457
Write 60
Mixed 124
322% 1,547 MB/s
4K Read 444
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 7.5
684% 152 MB/s
Poor: 69% Great: 118%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$93
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 55.7
Write 130
Mixed 60
61% 81.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
136% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 40% Great: 83%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$26
465GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 114
Write 110
Mixed 69
73% 97.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 71%
Samsung HD642JJ 640GB-$38
48GB free
Firmware: 1AA01117
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 84.5
Write 51.8
Mixed 54.5
48% 63.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
203% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 29% Great: 64%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
922GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 123 121 121 122 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 127
Write 120
Mixed 85
SusWrite 122
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$26
262GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 84
Write 73.8
Mixed 57.8
54% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 27% Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 25.3
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.4
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 26
SC Mixed 17.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 74.8
54% 74.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 124%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A KRAIT GAMING R6 SIEGE (MS-7A11) Builds (Compare 283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING R6 SIEGE (MS-7A11)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $829
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