MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive173% 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.
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-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 00:30
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 136
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 453
QC Float 490
QC Mixed 448
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 778
MC Mixed 743
110% 734 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$524
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
71.5% Very good
Lighting 68.9
Reflection 62.7
Parallax 75.5
22% 69 fps
MRender 56.7
Gravity 418
Splatting 254
108% 243 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
349GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
173% Outstanding
Read 945
Write 959
Mixed 950
213% 951 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 56.7
207% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 47.7
DQ Write 532
DQ Mixed 32.5
102% 204 MB/s
Poor: 115%
This bench: 173%
Great: 375%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (21st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
82.7% Excellent
MC Read 29.8
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 25.2
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 25.5
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 126%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 283 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $988
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