MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170425
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:53
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 131
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 430
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 700
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
MSI(1462 336A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 463
Reflection 402
Parallax 469
144% 445 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 425
Splatting 261
136% 312 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 140%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 484
Mixed 511
113% 507 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 46.4
179% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 333
DQ Mixed 168
178% 295 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 121%
Great: 126%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 158
Mixed 161
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.24
85% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 117%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
377GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 118
Write 108
Mixed 109
84% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.19
54% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 38.3
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 29.5
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 32
83% 29.2 GB/s
Latency 45.8
87% 45.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
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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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 5,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,142
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