MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 17:22
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
73.5% Very good
SC Int 95.3
SC Float 93.8
SC Mixed 93.3
75% 94.1 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 410
QC Mixed 395
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 376
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 391
58% 389 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Lighting 152
Reflection 132
Parallax 192
52% 159 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 171
Splatting 114
59% 136 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
651GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 144 112 144 139 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 150
Write 139
Mixed 92.3
SusWrite 128
94% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.6
165% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 21.1
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 19.5
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 2,376 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $771
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