MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 102%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 121%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive258% 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-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170508
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:18
Run Duration80 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 i7-7700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
SC Int 159
SC Float 164
SC Mixed 161
129% 162 Pts
QC Int 626
QC Float 654
QC Mixed 614
143% 632 Pts
MC Int 808
MC Float 920
MC Mixed 875
130% 868 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 121%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$270
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB; SAPPHIRE NITRO+ Radeon™ RX 580 8 GB Limited Edition
CLim: 1451 MHz, MLim: 2105 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 211
Reflection 192
Parallax 299
75% 234 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 204
Splatting 138
71% 165 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 73%
Great: 75%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$328
439GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
258% Outstanding
Read 2,440
Write 1,457
Mixed 1,516
398% 1,804 MB/s
4K Read 53.3
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 36.5
226% 92.1 MB/s
DQ Read 55.6
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 35.9
55% 99.2 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 258%
Great: 273%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3733 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3771 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 45.5
MC Write 46.5
MC Mixed 33
119% 41.7 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 50.8
SC Mixed 35.3
107% 37.3 GB/s
Latency 43.6
92% 43.6 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 119%
Great: 127%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION(MS-7968) Builds (Compare 548 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $197

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,343
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $280AMD RX 480 $491Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $126
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $842SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $180SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
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