MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK (MS-7970)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive67.9% 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7970
MotherboardMSI Z170A TOMAHAWK (MS-7970)  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160224
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:12
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 i5-6600-$185
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
83.3% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 109
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 442
99% 436 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 437
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 120GB
43GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 502
Write 329
Mixed 338
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 9.84
91% 34.1 MB/s
DQ Read 32.1
DQ Write 63
DQ Mixed 9.13
18% 34.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 79%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
585GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
86.1% Excellent
Read 157
Write 143
Mixed 141
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.26
119% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
39.5% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 10.9
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 12
SC Mixed 10.8
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 65
62% 65 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A TOMAHAWK (MS-7970) Builds (Compare 1,334 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK (MS-7970) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,115
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