MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive69.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:23
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 518
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 777
MC Mixed 734
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 102%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
MSI(1462 3607) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 563
Reflection 514
Parallax 645
183% 574 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 549
Splatting 296
164% 369 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 172%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
LDLC 128GB
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KFS11004
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 179 181 184 188 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 493
Write 178
Mixed 182
SusWrite 184
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 12.2
110% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 151
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 72.7
81% 136 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 75%
Toshiba DT01ACA050 500GB-$25
294GB free
Firmware: MS1OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 126 137 139 137 139 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 162
Write 155
Mixed 32
SusWrite 135
87% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
124% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 102%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
274GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 90 89 90 90 90 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 86
Write 66.5
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 89.6
55% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SP008GBLFU213N02 1315 CT8G4DFS8213.C8FBR1 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
71.9% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.8
72% 25 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 22.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 72%
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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 3,666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $914
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