MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics104% 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 Drive84% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160512
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 22:04
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 21%

 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 i7-6700-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.8% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 107
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 363
QC Float 387
QC Mixed 384
86% 378 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 629
MC Mixed 598
89% 597 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX Titan X-$1,096
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 12GB, Driver: 378.92
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 315
Reflection 303
Parallax 368
101% 329 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 299
Splatting 199
102% 232 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 104%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
44GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 479
Write 259
Mixed 267
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 28.5
126% 41.5 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 165
DQ Mixed 68.2
99% 189 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 84%
Great: 90%
Hitachi HDS724040ALE640 4TB-$165
1.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 119
Write 134
Mixed 141
99% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.21
94% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
84.9% Excellent
MC Read 31
MC Write 33.4
MC Mixed 26.5
87% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 32.4
SC Mixed 25.6
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 66.3
60% 66.3 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 96%
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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 3,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $738
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