MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics3.32% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive54% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150906
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 02 '19 at 11:54
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 below expectations (27th percentile)
71.2% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 235
85% 180 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 639
66% 517 Pts
64-Core 649
44% 649 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Gigabyte(1458 365B) 2GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
3.32% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 13
Parallax 11
3% 12.3 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 12.9
Splatting 6.9
3% 10.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.32%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 93 82 90 88 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
54% Above average
Read 269
Write 121
Mixed 164
SusWrite 86.6
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 91.3
4K Mixed 17.7
116% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 62.9
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 32.4
42% 72.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 54%
Great: 74%
WD Purple Surveillance 4TB (2017)-$100
5GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 76 67 65 65 56 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 84.2
Write 81.7
Mixed 54.1
SusWrite 67.6
53% 71.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 100%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$63
847GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 92 92 92 94 93 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 116
Write 131
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 91.7
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 85%
WD Purple Surveillance 2TB (2017)-$64
775GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 102 107 101 105 101 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 109
Mixed 64.2
SusWrite 103
69% 94 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 87%
WD Purple Surveillance 4TB (2017)-$100
946GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 119 122 122 123 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 150
Write 150
Mixed 79
SusWrite 120
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$53
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 177 176 178 176 178 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 115
Write 81.9
Mixed 65.9
SusWrite 175
80% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$249
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.8
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 93%
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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 (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 2,306 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING (MS-7984)

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