MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 95%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive54.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160715
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 17:05
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$216
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
95% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 128
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 487
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 499
114% 502 Pts
MC Int 467
MC Float 518
MC Mixed 488
74% 491 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 95%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 353
Reflection 310
Parallax 322
106% 329 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 312
Splatting 236
108% 251 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$62
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 384
Write 124
Mixed 140
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 10.9
101% 46.8 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 9.89
24% 48.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
304GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 151
Write 141
Mixed 138
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.24
74% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$219
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
77% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 25.5
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 77%
Great: 89%
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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 1,762 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,160
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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