MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 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 80.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory16.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160621
Uptime23.2 Days
Run DateJun 07 '18 at 07:12
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 378
QC Float 396
QC Mixed 383
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 614
90% 601 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
66.1% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 184
Parallax 191
62% 193 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 197
Splatting 152
69% 161 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$217
106GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
70% Good
Read 491
Write 271
Mixed 275
76% 346 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 16.2
109% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 40.3
DQ Write 65.6
DQ Mixed 16
22% 40.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Read 145
Write 144
Mixed 136
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.2
97% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 86%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$115
165GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 126
Write 110
Mixed 114
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 3.13
4K Mixed 0.33
115% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 4x8GB-$309
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
70.9% Very good
MC Read 23
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 24.2
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.4
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 88%
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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 492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,094
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