MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 89.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 days ago, 2 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:36
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 129
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 385
QC Float 429
QC Mixed 431
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 727
MC Mixed 695
102% 680 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
MSI(1462 3161) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1455 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
66.4% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 182
Parallax 201
62% 198 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 192
Splatting 128
78% 159 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$53
27GB free
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 423
Write 123
Mixed 171
52% 239 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 18.8
113% 47.7 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 28.3
46% 88.6 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 65%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
704GB free, PID a00c
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 97.6
Write 94.3
Mixed 93.1
122% 95 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.19
58% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15D4/8G KHX2400C15/8G KHX2400C15/8G KHX2400C15/8G 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.8% Excellent
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 25.2
81% 28.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 32.2
SC Mixed 24.7
72% 25.1 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Take a copy of your results

 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 2,726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,093
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $310AMD RX 480 $195Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $94
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $138
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $235Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $110SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $430SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback