MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 17%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 11.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
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 Drive70.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170422
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:49
Run Duration311 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 i7-7700K-$329
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
11.8% Very poor
SC Int 10
SC Float 9
SC Mixed 6.1
7% 8.37 Pts
QC Int 45.2
QC Float 56.4
QC Mixed 73.9
13% 58.5 Pts
MC Int 116
MC Float 106
MC Mixed 112
17% 111 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 177
Reflection 191
Parallax 612
104% 327 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 518
Splatting 265
153% 345 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 132%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 489
Write 399
Mixed 417
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 26.6
4K Mixed 21.7
76% 23.5 MB/s
DQ Read 80.7
DQ Write 59.5
DQ Mixed 13.2
25% 51.2 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 124%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$106
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
97.3% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 173
Mixed 160
125% 166 MB/s
4K Read 1.04
4K Write 2.91
4K Mixed 0.3
130% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.3%
Great: 110%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$196
1TB free
Firmware: RT17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 96.5
Write 77
Mixed 59.9
58% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 7.15
4K Mixed 0.42
210% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1TB-$48
280GB free
Firmware: CC98 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 34% Great: 75%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
25GB free
Firmware: 2AR10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 78.1
Write 88.2
Mixed 80.9
62% 82.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.26
76% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
39.7% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 16.4
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 5.1
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 7.9
21% 7.4 GB/s
Latency 232
17% 232 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 540 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,057
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