MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics124% 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 Drive67.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
11 days ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:11
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-6600-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
79.6% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 420
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 424
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
Gigabyte(1458 3710) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 366
Parallax 377
121% 382 fps
MRender 228
Gravity 395
Splatting 240
126% 288 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 124%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 100 101 106 94 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 262
Write 146
Mixed 180
SusWrite 98.9
38% 172 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 40.5
145% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 84.5
77% 117 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
888GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 171 174 170 173 171 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 89
Write 93.3
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 172
75% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
210% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$95
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 131 141 131 142 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 82
Write 130
Mixed 68
SusWrite 137
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.6
4K Mixed 0.6
216% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$170
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
39.8% Below average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 12.3
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 78
51% 78 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 608 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
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Motherboard: MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $767
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