MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 97.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive63.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:58
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 492
QC Mixed 491
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 689
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 169
Parallax 292
78% 230 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 188
Splatting 186
72% 170 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intenso 128GB 128GB
67GB free
Firmware: O0213E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 481
Write 163
Mixed 243
65% 296 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 3.47
97% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 18.2
58% 128 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 94%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
22GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 344
Mixed 354
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 23.3
128% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 72.5
108% 207 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
504GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 149
Mixed 141
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.22
74% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 107%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
322GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 107
Mixed 104
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.24
89% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$88
492GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 99.8
Write 65
Mixed 60.9
56% 75.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.29
66% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 36.6
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 31.4
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 30.7
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 52.5
76% 52.5 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
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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 3,183 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) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,135
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