MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 118%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 97.9%, 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 Drive122% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory12 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 20:56
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 499
QC Mixed 477
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 784
MC Mixed 741
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
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 403
Parallax 470
144% 445 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 429
Splatting 261
137% 313 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 140%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$125
188GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 530
Write 488
Mixed 514
114% 511 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 46.3
179% 67.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 167
178% 296 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 122%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 167
Mixed 166
130% 173 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.22
84% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
375GB free
Firmware: CC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 133
Write 151
Mixed 136
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.33
88% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 108%
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 above expectations (77th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 29.7
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 33
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 45.8
87% 45.8 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
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 4,682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $1,236
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HDDRAMUSB
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