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

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 57.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics131% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A11
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING 3X (MS-7A11)  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 29 '22 at 03:47
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%
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 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-6600K-$120
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Memory 74.6
1-Core 108
2-Core 129
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 279
32% 252 Pts
64-Core 375
23% 375 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$270
Nvidia(10DE 12A6) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2175 MHz, MLim: 3539 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 526.98
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 178
Reflection 177
Parallax 181
145% 179 fps
MRender 192
Gravity 155
Splatting 131
127% 159 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 131%
Great: 134%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
SSD 240GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM91.3
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 49.2
Write 314
Mixed 15.7
29% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 11
30% 12.9 MB/s
DQ Read 37.2
DQ Write 44.4
DQ Mixed 75.2
47% 52.3 MB/s
Poor: 45% Great: 95%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$34
327GB free
Firmware: AX1P4M
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 68.8
Write 81.4
Mixed 29.9
44% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 23% Great: 62%
Toshiba MG04ACA400N 4TB
998GB free
Firmware: FJ3A
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 143
Write 140
Mixed 88.9
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.9
218% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 113%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$34
845GB free
Firmware: AX1R4C
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 91
Write 101
Mixed 35.6
56% 75.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
110% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 23% Great: 62%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
58.4% Above average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 18.9
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 15.5
42% 14.7 GB/s
Latency 91.1
44% 91.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 106%

 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 1,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $591
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