MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive191% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Very high background CPU (49%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170502
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:27
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
73.4% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 110
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 337
QC Float 348
QC Mixed 360
79% 348 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 522
MC Mixed 427
72% 483 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1005 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
61.9% Good
Lighting 185
Reflection 143
Parallax 224
62% 184 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 156
Splatting 168
62% 149 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$120
124GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 2,520
Write 1,192
Mixed 1,311
368% 1,675 MB/s
4K Read 18.8
4K Write 22.8
4K Mixed 11.5
55% 17.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.1
DQ Write 25.7
DQ Mixed 11.1
13% 21.6 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 191%
Great: 263%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
569GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 142
Write 125
Mixed 137
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.31
4K Mixed 0.24
89% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
70.2% Very good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 23
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 26.9
SC Mixed 17.7
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 119%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 3,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $224

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,124
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