MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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 Drive121% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:31
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User AUT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$238
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 485
QC Float 555
QC Mixed 518
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 548
MC Mixed 516
77% 518 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2552 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 449
Reflection 419
Parallax 438
138% 436 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 431
Splatting 265
138% 316 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
211GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 392 363 319 366 331 240 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 480
Mixed 394
SusWrite 335
96% 429 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 60.7
206% 73.9 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 210
200% 312 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 121%
Great: 126%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$50
94GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 100 100 99 100 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 70.2
Write 72.5
Mixed 49.8
SusWrite 99.2
54% 72.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 59%
WD WD10EACS-00ZJB0 1TB
119GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 54 54 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
29.7% Poor
Read 48.5
Write 29.5
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 54.4
32% 43.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
136% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 51%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
44GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 51 51 52 51 52 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
41.3% Average
Read 92
Write 91.5
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 51.3
54% 72.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 63%
WD Elements 25A2 500GB
466GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 86 86 85 86 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
31.3% Below average
Read 79.2
Write 82.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 84.7
93% 69.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3049 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 33.5
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 42.3
SC Mixed 30.8
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 105%
Great: 105%
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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 (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,672 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $985
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HDDRAMUSB
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