MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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.
Graphics41.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive104% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 08:14
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 141
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 475
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 498
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 707
MC Float 805
MC Mixed 755
113% 756 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
MSI(1462 3352) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
41.5% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 82.1
Parallax 122
41% 114 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 125
Splatting 83.1
42% 96.3 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
173GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 413
Mixed 420
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 38.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 28
150% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 342
DQ Write 275
DQ Mixed 97.5
130% 238 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 1 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: AB0MA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
66% Good
Read 112
Write 118
Mixed 91.1
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.43
114% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 23.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 24.7
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 93%
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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 3,212 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 Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,085
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