MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics101% 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 Drive131% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:56
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 118
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 124
99% 124 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 403
QC Mixed 486
93% 411 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 513
MC Mixed 472
72% 484 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 286
Parallax 303
99% 307 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 287
Splatting 225
102% 237 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 101%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$58
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 442 278 276 281 285 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 494
Mixed 456
SusWrite 320
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 69.1
239% 85.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 131%
Great: 127%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 189 185 189 189 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
Read 140
Write 151
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 188
91% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$166
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 28
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 35.1
SC Mixed 28.8
81% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 60%
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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 5,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,128
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $115
Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $134
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $147SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $78G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $167SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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