MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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 Drive80% 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory25.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:25
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 122
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 433
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 476
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 719
MC Mixed 700
102% 686 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
Nvidia(10DE 1B80) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 378
Parallax 454
131% 413 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 416
Splatting 250
132% 301 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 132%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$90
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 232 149 148 137 129 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 454
Write 418
Mixed 379
SusWrite 196
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 36.6
124% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 303
214% 268 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80%
Great: 95%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
67GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 143 143 142 142 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 429
Mixed 307
SusWrite 176
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 86.1
4K Mixed 43.2
163% 56.7 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 174
181% 297 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 109%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
654GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 156 152 156 160 159 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 78.3
Write 175
Mixed 30
SusWrite 156
79% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2
361% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
794GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 106 106 106 105 110 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 160
Write 143
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 105
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.3
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 28.5
91% 31.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 35.6
SC Mixed 28.3
79% 27.8 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 129%
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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 CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 5,137 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,012
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