Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 58%
Desktop 111%
Workstation 59%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 97.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive215% 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.
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-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150714
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 13:36
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-6600K-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 502
QC Float 535
QC Mixed 509
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 502
MC Float 537
MC Mixed 518
78% 519 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
52.7% Above average
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 141
44% 142 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 142
Splatting 142
59% 142 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO 250GB
148GB free
Firmware: SD15 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
7.3% Terrible
Read 72
Write 62.9
Mixed 59.3
14% 64.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 0.28
2% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 96%
This bench: 7.3%
Great: 118%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$225
97GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
215% Outstanding
Read 1,804
Write 1,289
Mixed 1,043
305% 1,378 MB/s
4K Read 46
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 40.2
186% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 48.5
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 111
111% 168 MB/s
Poor: 178%
This bench: 215%
Great: 282%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
100% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 30
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 39
SC Mixed 29
82% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 100%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,444 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 64%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,121
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