MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics113% 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 Drive121% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 10 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 9 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago, 7 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory22.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 12:53
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$335
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 143
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 512
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 687
MC Float 792
MC Mixed 747
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2319 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 360
Reflection 323
Parallax 343
110% 342 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 326
Splatting 250
116% 270 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 113%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
197GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 419
Mixed 424
101% 455 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 50
196% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 105
142% 260 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 121%
Great: 125%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
63GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 353
Mixed 356
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 46.8
4K Write 87
4K Mixed 28.6
154% 54.1 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 85.7
124% 235 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$45
770GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 160
Write 142
Mixed 145
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.23
98% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15D4/8G 859B BLE8G4D26AFEA.16FAD 859B BLE8G4D26AFEA.16FAD 24GB
3000, 3000, 3000 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 30.9
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 29.9
92% 32 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
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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 (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $1,167
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