MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive140% 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.
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 GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 16:22
Run Duration205 Seconds
Run User LBN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-6700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 139
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 465
QC Mixed 444
102% 448 Pts
MC Int 701
MC Float 809
MC Mixed 753
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$329
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 324
Reflection 303
Parallax 319
100% 316 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 297
Splatting 228
104% 243 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 645 288 276 271 269 270 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
140% Outstanding
Read 964
Write 865
Mixed 560
SusWrite 336
152% 681 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 98.3
4K Mixed 53.7
187% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 465
DQ Write 576
DQ Mixed 447
358% 496 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 140%
Great: 333%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
389GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 112 112 110 114 113 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
Read 174
Write 142
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 112
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
494GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 148 150 145 150 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 168
Mixed 95.7
SusWrite 148
108% 148 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 106%
WD WD10EZEX-08RKKA0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 105 110 108 113 108 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 142
Write 95.5
Mixed 68
SusWrite 109
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 2.5
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 2.3
428% 2.83 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 110%
WD Elements 2TB
432GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 77 75 75 75 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Read 85.8
Write 91.7
Mixed 53.7
SusWrite 75
103% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
73% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 24.9
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 23.9
71% 24.9 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 94%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,557 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $912
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $329Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $105
Intel Core i7-7700K $360AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $55Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback