MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 147%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive311% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory49.8 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160517
Uptime14.1 Days
Run DateFeb 05 '18 at 04:03
Run Duration253 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 434
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 609
MC Float 699
MC Mixed 638
97% 649 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 389
Parallax 438
132% 416 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 413
Splatting 253
133% 303 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 132%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Marvell Raid VD 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: MV.R00-0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 751
Write 730
Mixed 744
166% 742 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 77.3
4K Mixed 29.5
118% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 116
140% 241 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 124%
Great: 125%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
459GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
311% Outstanding
Read 2,403
Write 2,090
Mixed 2,052
486% 2,182 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 57
213% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 577
DQ Write 410
DQ Mixed 223
240% 404 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 311%
Great: 409%
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB-$400
43GB free
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 376
Write 386
Mixed 361
84% 374 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 26.5
121% 45.4 MB/s
DQ Read 257
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 118
116% 186 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 106%
Hitachi HDS723020BLE640 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OAAB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 148
Mixed 132
114% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.21
93% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 104%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$55
452GB free
Firmware: 0002SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
31.6% Below average
Read 61.1
Write 48.8
Mixed 63.2
44% 57.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.27
62% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 57%
WD My Passport 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Read 88.1
Write 94.5
Mixed 70.9
108% 84.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
63% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 44%
WD My Passport 0740 1TB
9GB free, PID 0740
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
18.1% Very poor
Read 46.8
Write 46.1
Mixed 43.4
58% 45.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 0.37
4K Mixed 0.14
19% 0.32 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB-$530
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3060 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
83.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 32.2
MC Mixed 27.7
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23.5
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 152%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION(MS-7968) Builds (Compare 914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $349

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,401
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