MSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics60.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7B46
MotherboardMSI Z370 KRAIT GAMING (MS-7B46)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170829
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '18 at 22:32
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 i5-8400-$205
U3E1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 115
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 446
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 599
MC Mixed 606
91% 604 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$300
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
60.3% Good
Lighting 179
Reflection 168
Parallax 186
56% 178 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 172
Splatting 119
64% 147 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
430GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 509
Write 409
Mixed 418
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 80.1
4K Mixed 18.6
122% 45.1 MB/s
DQ Read 42.9
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 86.1
86% 130 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 134%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$132
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
41.3% Average
Read 70.8
Write 73.3
Mixed 74.7
55% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 0.59
4K Mixed 0.22
52% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSBK.8FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 27.8
MC Write 24.7
MC Mixed 21.4
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 21.3
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 94%
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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 1,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,227
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