MSI Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.6% 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
13 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7970
MotherboardMSI Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150910
Uptime7.4 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 22:20
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 472
107% 474 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 709
MC Mixed 678
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
Gigabyte(1458 367B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
69.6% Good
Lighting 221
Reflection 188
Parallax 228
69% 212 fps
MRender 157
Gravity 197
Splatting 131
70% 162 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$190
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 523
Write 433
Mixed 461
105% 473 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 18.5
123% 51.1 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 88.6
DQ Mixed 16.2
24% 43.9 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 117%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
61GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 162
Write 146
Mixed 156
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.18
72% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$191
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
83% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 31.5
MC Mixed 25.3
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 26.4
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 83%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970) Builds (Compare 453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $758
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