MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive102% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 20:22
Run Duration60 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 147
118% 147 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 574
QC Mixed 526
121% 536 Pts
MC Int 725
MC Float 825
MC Mixed 782
116% 777 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 106%
Great: 103%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 419
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 30.1
166% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 48
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 69.6
82% 134 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 102%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2448 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 25.1
84% 29.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 35
SC Mixed 26.4
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 88%
Take a copy of your results

 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 4,854 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,217
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $320Nvidia GTX 1070 $413Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $290Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i7-7700K $275AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $176SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $59G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback