MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 93.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive61.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161214
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '17 at 18:47
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-6600K-$228
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 511
QC Mixed 457
108% 479 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 498
MC Mixed 518
74% 495 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 2025 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 309
Parallax 324
101% 326 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 315
Splatting 241
110% 254 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$55
44GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 429
Write 102
Mixed 140
48% 224 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 15.3
119% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 74.2
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 24.6
36% 67 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 63%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$109
635GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 122
Write 137
Mixed 136
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.49
125% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 37.2
MC Mixed 29.5
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 27.4
76% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 104%
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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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 3,169 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,148
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