MSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 119%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180912
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 09 '18 at 17:47
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 i5-8600K-$49
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
119% Outstanding
SC Int 151
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 156
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 577
QC Float 638
QC Mixed 607
138% 607 Pts
MC Int 784
MC Float 955
MC Mixed 842
128% 860 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
69% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 191
Parallax 210
66% 204 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 202
Splatting 132
72% 165 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,470
Write 1,338
Mixed 1,262
372% 1,690 MB/s
4K Read 68.5
4K Write 195
4K Mixed 93.3
327% 119 MB/s
DQ Read 974
DQ Write 1,500
DQ Mixed 1,007
827% 1,160 MB/s
Poor: 155% Great: 271%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 143 144 142 143 143 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 138
Write 135
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 143
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 41.5
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 29.4
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 31.6
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46) Builds (Compare 1,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: MSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,210
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