MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics156% 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 Drive110% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory29.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:23
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 523
QC Float 532
QC Mixed 507
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 678
MC Float 757
MC Mixed 742
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Lighting 528
Reflection 489
Parallax 555
166% 524 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 486
Splatting 268
148% 335 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 156%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$301
675GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 409
Mixed 413
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 51.8
198% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 366
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 131
151% 260 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 120%
Great: 118%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$117
385GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 413
Mixed 419
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 48.6
187% 66.1 MB/s
DQ Read 45.7
DQ Write 282
DQ Mixed 23.2
59% 117 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 110%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$90
272GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 118
Write 103
Mixed 105
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.3
99% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 28.9
89% 31 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 38.4
SC Mixed 29.4
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 132%
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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 847 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $374

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,517
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HDDRAMUSB
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