MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 70.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170503
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:06
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i5-6500-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
70.5% Very good
SC Int 96.3
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 103
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 354
86% 382 Pts
MC Int 399
MC Float 389
MC Mixed 375
58% 388 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 177
Parallax 273
74% 223 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 201
Splatting 128
68% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$125
98GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 484
Write 266
Mixed 269
75% 340 MB/s
4K Read 39.9
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 27.3
125% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 318
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 67.4
96% 182 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 89%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$53
29GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
57% Above average
Read 501
Write 103
Mixed 129
52% 244 MB/s
4K Read 20.5
4K Write 88.4
4K Mixed 11.6
93% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 71.6
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 7.47
30% 64.7 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 57%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
59.8% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 19.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 13.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 89%
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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 3,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,109
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