MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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 Drive83.8% 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-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:33
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 448
QC Float 484
QC Mixed 470
106% 467 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 770
MC Mixed 734
109% 728 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$418
Zotac(19DA 2445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 393
Reflection 360
Parallax 422
125% 392 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 366
Splatting 240
117% 268 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 120%
Great: 127%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X300 128GB-$59
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X3540000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 164 150 164 160 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
Read 464
Write 271
Mixed 188
SusWrite 164
60% 272 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 31.7
146% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 313
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 215
171% 242 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 92%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
394GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 134 137 132 132 137 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
89.5% Excellent
Read 178
Write 138
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 134
88% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.4
104% 1 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 89.5%
Great: 106%
PI-239 USB 2.0 Drive 500GB
334GB free, PID 1840
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 43 43 43 43 43 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Read 40.5
Write 40.3
Mixed 28.8
SusWrite 42.5
52% 38 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$317
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
80% Excellent
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 24.4
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 24.9
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 5,017 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 54%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $963
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