MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 99.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive122% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170421
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 20:03
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 above expectations (84th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 496
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 673
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 728
108% 722 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$275
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
62.8% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 176
Parallax 196
59% 186 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 179
Splatting 123
66% 152 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
196GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 481
Mixed 515
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 49.7
183% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 157
169% 283 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
786GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 168
Mixed 161
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.68
4K Mixed 0.35
129% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$150
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.1
MC Mixed 25
82% 28.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 25
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 58.4
68% 58.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 82%
Great: 86%
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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 (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $949
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