MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics105% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '18 at 22:36
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 i5-6400-$175
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
62.2% Good
SC Int 81.3
SC Float 90.4
SC Mixed 86.5
69% 86.1 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 337
QC Mixed 321
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 346
MC Mixed 327
50% 332 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 341
Reflection 298
Parallax 345
106% 328 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 302
Splatting 232
105% 244 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
103GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 145
Write 106
Mixed 113
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.02
4K Write 0.47
4K Mixed 0.03
12% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
62.4% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 23.6
MC Mixed 21.2
64% 22.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 18
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 1,587 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $628
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