MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics134% 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 Drive50.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 19 '17 at 13:24
Run Duration287 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 135
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 441
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 711
MC Mixed 662
101% 673 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Lighting 438
Reflection 404
Parallax 427
134% 423 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 415
Splatting 253
134% 305 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 134%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
25GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 446
Write 113
Mixed 234
58% 264 MB/s
4K Read 9.99
4K Write 86.6
4K Mixed 8.16
71% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 82.2
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 50.3
57% 95.5 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 77%
Hitachi HDT722525DLA380 250GB-$36
93GB free
Firmware: V44OA96A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 61
Write 57
Mixed 59.9
45% 59.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.26
77% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34%
Great: 36%
Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB-$79
220GB free
Firmware: CC1F Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 89.4
Write 98.1
Mixed 99.8
72% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.46
101% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 64%
Hitachi HDT722525DLA380 250GB-$36
122GB free
Firmware: V44OA96A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 62.3
Write 63.3
Mixed 62.2
47% 62.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.35
102% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 36%
WD My Passport 0837 1TB
502GB free, PID 0837
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
19.2% Very poor
Read 38.5
Write 36.5
Mixed 35.5
47% 36.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.23
71% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.2%
Great: 44%
WD Elements 1TB
34GB free, PID 1078
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
18.5% Very poor
Read 38
Write 36
Mixed 35.9
47% 36.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.23
65% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$189
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.2% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 24.6
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 25.1
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $919
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