MSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% 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 Drive60.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
10 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7998
MotherboardMSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 09:32
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 499
QC Float 524
QC Mixed 516
116% 513 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 773
MC Mixed 735
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$386
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2127 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 346
Reflection 320
Parallax 337
106% 334 fps
MRender 217
Gravity 319
Splatting 249
112% 262 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 110%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
14GB free
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 469
Write 100
Mixed 152
52% 240 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 10.5
93% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 80.7
DQ Mixed 27.1
66% 146 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 68%
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$55
207GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
48.3% Average
Read 92.3
Write 75.8
Mixed 84.7
64% 84.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.42
108% 1 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$89
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 12
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 15.2
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A SLI (MS-7998) Builds (Compare 604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $903
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