MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics139% 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 Drive111% 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-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 02 '19 at 13:30
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
78.8% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 247
88% 186 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 643
70% 542 Pts
64-Core 623
42% 623 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$685
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 556
Reflection 516
Parallax 635
147% 569 fps
MRender 268
Gravity 558
Splatting 293
127% 373 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 139%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 433 416 381 319 244 197 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 452
Mixed 340
SusWrite 332
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 48.4
179% 66.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 348
265% 358 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 111%
Great: 125%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$94
930GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 104 103 104 104 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 143
Write 124
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 103
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
195% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 89%
USB 2.0 Flash Disk 2GB
1GB free, PID 0201
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.8 1.8 1.7 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 9.5
Write 1.7
Mixed 0.3
SusWrite 1.8
3% 3.33 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 0
15% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 4%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$299
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
82% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.3
MC Mixed 25.2
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 24.6
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 59.4
67% 59.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 82%
Great: 94%
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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 M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 11,692 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $913
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HDDRAMUSB
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