MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 92%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7980
MotherboardMSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160726
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:33
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 i5-6600K-$157
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
92% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 125
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 465
QC Float 496
QC Mixed 481
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 499
MC Mixed 477
72% 478 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
70.3% Very good
Lighting 207
Reflection 177
Parallax 299
74% 228 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 197
Splatting 128
67% 155 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
146GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 401
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 46.9
4K Write 92.9
4K Mixed 47.2
181% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 129
142% 241 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 114%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.5% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 11.5
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 11.2
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 47%
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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 663 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,025
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