MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170503
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '18 at 13:02
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-6700-$303
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
71.1% Very good
SC Int 99.6
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 334
77% 340 Pts
MC Int 534
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 581
87% 584 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WDS120G2G0B- 120GB
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UI450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 158 12 83 70 48 69 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 8% Great: 81%
Seagate ST37500NSSUN750G 0720A0PDD1 750GB
389GB free
Firmware: 3.AZK
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 33 33 33 34 33 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
21% Poor
Read 39.7
Write 37
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 33.1
25% 33.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.3
73% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
52.2% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 13.8
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 5,477 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $988
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