MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7980
MotherboardMSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 01:17
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$174
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 2.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 135
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 521
QC Float 552
QC Mixed 524
121% 532 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 530
80% 536 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 100%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$781
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Lighting 246
Reflection 154
Parallax 371
90% 257 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 268
Splatting 174
82% 189 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE SSD 960GB
162GB free
Firmware: SAFC12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
76.1% Very good
Read 516
Write 329
Mixed 345
88% 397 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 10.1
105% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 35.3
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 9.99
44% 92.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 76.1%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 22.1
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 27.7
SC Mixed 23.7
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980) Builds (Compare 915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $890
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