MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 95.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive88.7% 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime5.4 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 19:31
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-7600K-$224
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
95.7% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 489
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 500
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 487
MC Float 520
MC Mixed 501
75% 503 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 95.7%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$239
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 178
Parallax 171
58% 187 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 213
Splatting 164
78% 175 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HFS256G32MND-3312A 256GB
81GB free
Firmware: 20001P00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 525
Write 378
Mixed 440
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 96
4K Mixed 13.8
112% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 42.6
101% 206 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 93%
Seagate ST31000340AS 1TB-$58
297GB free
Firmware: SD15 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 74.4
Write 74.4
Mixed 68.3
54% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.43
106% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 24.7
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 25.5
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83%
Great: 84%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 331 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,053
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