MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171213
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 20:00
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$236
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 536
QC Float 568
QC Mixed 548
125% 551 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 557
MC Mixed 548
80% 538 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$270
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
61.9% Good
Lighting 192
Reflection 178
Parallax 196
60% 189 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 172
Splatting 123
64% 148 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
571GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 401
Mixed 425
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 88.2
4K Mixed 31.7
134% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 255
DQ Mixed 131
146% 251 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99%
Great: 116%
Seagate BUP Slim SL 2TB
956GB free
Firmware: 0108
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 105
Write 118
Mixed 61.1
70% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 3.55
4K Mixed 0.4
150% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 71%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$87
156GB free
Firmware: HP70 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 137
Write 173
Mixed 139
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 5.28
4K Mixed 0.84
219% 2.26 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 105%
Intenso Premium Line 16GB
15GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Read 38
Write 8.65
Mixed 11.1
19% 19.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.11
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.53
57% 1.78 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 33.4
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 29.6
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 27.3
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 103%
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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 1,512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $1,068
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