MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 89.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive81.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160523
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 01:43
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 445
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 670
99% 660 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 316
Parallax 317
105% 329 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 321
Splatting 235
110% 255 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 108%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 128GB
46GB free
Firmware: 6.3E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 486
Write 176
Mixed 263
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 92.7
4K Mixed 26.1
138% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 35.2
81% 170 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 80%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 183
Mixed 180
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.19
84% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
72.5% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 28.4
MC Mixed 20.9
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 24.2
SC Mixed 21.1
57% 20 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.5%
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 PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 2,774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971) - $112

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $1,112
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