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 as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 81.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive68.3% 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
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7970
MotherboardMSI Z170A TOMAHAWK (MS-7970)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160224
Uptime8.2 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:19
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$204
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
SC Int 107
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 448
QC Mixed 427
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 450
MC Mixed 433
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.1%
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 (59th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 504
Write 328
Mixed 340
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 9.52
92% 34.4 MB/s
DQ Read 32.2
DQ Write 64.9
DQ Mixed 9.49
18% 35.5 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
585GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 146
Mixed 137
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.31
116% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.8%
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 as expected (51st percentile)
37.8% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 10.8
35% 12.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 11.2
33% 11.4 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 37.8%
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 1,085 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,119
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