MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 81.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics96.8% 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 Drive50.8% 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-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160512
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:38
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
96% 121 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 394
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 568
MC Float 612
MC Mixed 590
88% 590 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Lighting 303
Reflection 283
Parallax 298
93% 295 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 280
Splatting 221
99% 232 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$200
41GB free
Firmware: DXT07B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 434
Write 90.2
Mixed 138
48% 221 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 11.8
90% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 29.1
DQ Write 64.9
DQ Mixed 10.1
18% 34.7 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
114GB free
Firmware: CC24 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 128
Write 116
Mixed 104
87% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.24
67% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
64.1% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.9
64% 22.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 21.6
SC Mixed 19.2
54% 19 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 102%
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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 3,379 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: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,101
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $122
Intel Core i5-7600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $149
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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