MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 87.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics129% 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 Drive96.4% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '17 at 18:05
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
87.8% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 391
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 429
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 612
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 652
98% 652 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 448
Reflection 366
Parallax 378
126% 397 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 431
Splatting 255
127% 310 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 129%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$150
8GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 447
Write 424
Mixed 415
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 35.4
136% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 105
118% 200 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 101%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$82
321GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
78.9% Very good
Read 144
Write 131
Mixed 108
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.16
4K Mixed 0.17
87% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.9%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
74.8% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 24
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 124%
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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 3,006 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,068
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