MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive94% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160512
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 20:46
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
108% 136 Pts
QC Int 478
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 465
107% 470 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 760
MC Mixed 717
104% 700 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 373
Parallax 410
132% 406 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 417
Splatting 250
133% 303 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 132%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$85
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR021
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 337 133 128 134 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 476
Mixed 387
SusWrite 217
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 41
164% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 267
205% 274 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 94%
Great: 96%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
532GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 123 130 130 127 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 114
Write 104
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 127
73% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
80.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.3
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 24.6
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 25.5
71% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 4,842 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $1,097
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