MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive83.6% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 12:29
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$315
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 514
QC Mixed 497
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 690
MC Float 780
MC Mixed 748
111% 739 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 353
Reflection 317
Parallax 332
103% 334 fps
MRender 210
Gravity 320
Splatting 239
111% 256 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin MKNSSDTR250GB 250GB
35GB free
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 492
Write 262
Mixed 277
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 60.3
4K Mixed 28.2
124% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 325
DQ Write 157
DQ Mixed 50.1
88% 177 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
242GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 147
Mixed 121
109% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.23
85% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 105%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 1TB-$49
63GB free
Firmware: AX001U Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
49% Average
Read 84.9
Write 85.8
Mixed 79.9
63% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.21
63% 0.62 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
75.4% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.4
75% 26.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 24.6
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 58
69% 58 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 87%
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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: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,071
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