MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK AC (MS-7970)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 96.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics109% 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 Drive48.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7970
MotherboardMSI Z170A TOMAHAWK AC (MS-7970)  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 15:37
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$313
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 127
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 481
QC Float 497
QC Mixed 491
111% 490 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 705
MC Mixed 676
100% 670 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
MSI(1462 3303) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 349
Reflection 319
Parallax 329
106% 332 fps
MRender 212
Gravity 319
Splatting 245
111% 259 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 109%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE200 SSD 120GB
20GB free
Firmware: SBFM71.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 445
Write 248
Mixed 250
69% 314 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 34.8
4K Mixed 4.21
25% 13.2 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 1.94
51% 120 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 69%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
601GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 156
Mixed 151
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.29
99% 1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74.9% Very good
MC Read 26.6
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.8
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A TOMAHAWK AC (MS-7970) Builds (Compare 438 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK AC (MS-7970)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $988
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