MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics105% 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 Drive58.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:17
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
119% 149 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 495
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 720
MC Float 833
MC Mixed 791
117% 781 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 347
Reflection 302
Parallax 315
104% 321 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 305
Splatting 232
106% 246 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
85GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 430
Write 103
Mixed 136
48% 223 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 14.1
106% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 75.8
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 25.8
38% 70 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 64%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
852GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 135
Write 179
Mixed 125
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 5.28
4K Mixed 0.74
206% 2.22 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 41.9
MC Mixed 32.3
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 32.3
96% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
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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 CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 3,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,103
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