MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 105%
UFO
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 121%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics177% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive172% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20171207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '18 at 16:12
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU3%

 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 i7-7700K-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
SC Int 152
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 596
QC Float 628
QC Mixed 624
140% 616 Pts
MC Int 778
MC Float 885
MC Mixed 847
125% 837 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 121%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$69
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2927 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 640
Reflection 562
Parallax 642
198% 615 fps
MRender 276
Gravity 520
Splatting 299
161% 365 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 177%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 500GB
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
172% Outstanding
Read 954
Write 916
Mixed 930
209% 933 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 42.6
176% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 448
DQ Write 635
DQ Mixed 221
257% 435 MB/s
Poor: 103%
This bench: 172%
Great: 333%
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
134GB free
Firmware: CXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
79.2% Very good
Read 490
Write 353
Mixed 436
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 66.8
4K Mixed 22.9
97% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 294
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 75.1
87% 156 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 86%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$65
840GB free
Firmware: 51.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Read 103
Write 77.4
Mixed 86.5
67% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.18
80% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 67%
Seagate ST310005 28AS 1TB
561GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
61% Good
Read 108
Write 105
Mixed 98.5
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.54
113% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 61%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 28.8
103% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 43.4
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 47.1
85% 47.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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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 M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 6,785 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $754
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