MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive252% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7980
MotherboardMSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170419
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:03
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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 i5-7600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 552
QC Float 584
QC Mixed 560
128% 565 Pts
MC Int 544
MC Float 584
MC Mixed 564
84% 564 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$269
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2402 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Lighting 258
Reflection 225
Parallax 245
76% 243 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 237
Splatting 180
94% 200 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$97
203GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 416
Mixed 424
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 51.4
196% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 107
143% 260 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 121%
Great: 117%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
150GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
252% Outstanding
Read 2,124
Write 1,264
Mixed 1,213
338% 1,534 MB/s
4K Read 60.2
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 48.1
230% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 619
DQ Write 364
DQ Mixed 213
234% 399 MB/s
Poor: 165%
This bench: 252%
Great: 265%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 42.4
MC Write 48.5
MC Mixed 33.5
118% 41.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 50.2
SC Mixed 34.2
104% 36.2 GB/s
Latency 47.9
84% 47.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 117%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980) Builds (Compare 644 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $772
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