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

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 86.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics36.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive97.9% 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.
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 (12%). 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)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170503
Uptime3 Days
Run DateSep 17 '17 at 20:40
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 below expectations (25th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 416
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 616
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 662
98% 656 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Zotac(19DA 3265) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
36.3% Below average
Lighting 95.1
Reflection 76.2
Parallax 117
32% 96.2 fps
MRender 84.7
Gravity 114
Splatting 75.1
40% 91.1 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
12GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 402
Mixed 405
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 26.6
156% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 47.5
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 26.6
61% 118 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 118%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
43GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 101
Write 105
Mixed 93.3
75% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.57
4K Mixed 0.41
114% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
33GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 102
Write 103
Mixed 103
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.12
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.18
109% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 105%
WD Elements 1TB
584GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
22.7% Poor
Read 92.7
Write 36.3
Mixed 46
64% 58.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.24
24% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$85
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12.4
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 16
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44%
Great: 90%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 95%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING R6 SIEGE (MS-7A11)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $962
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