MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics51.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive212% 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.
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
23 days ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory6.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '19 at 21:07
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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-$250
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 515
QC Mixed 487
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 473
MC Float 511
MC Mixed 489
74% 491 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 360C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Lighting 140
Reflection 111
Parallax 180
48% 144 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 163
Splatting 91.1
55% 125 fps
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1133 396 298 297 298 297 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
212% Outstanding
Read 1,525
Write 1,355
Mixed 593
SusWrite 453
218% 982 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 171
4K Mixed 52.3
241% 92.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,053
DQ Write 1,244
DQ Mixed 834
716% 1,044 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 212%
Great: 238%
Crucial M4 256GB-$218
238GB free
Firmware: 040H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 235 251 244 243 243 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 411
Write 263
Mixed 249
SusWrite 237
65% 290 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 15
119% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 182
DQ Write 227
DQ Mixed 23.6
68% 144 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSA.8FARG 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 23.9
81% 28.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.6
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 83%
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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 Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,455 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7A59) - $146

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,072
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