MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 74.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics94.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateFeb 04 '19 at 15:37
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$227
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
74.7% Very good
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 102
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 354
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 389
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 356
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 386
58% 389 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
94.7% Outstanding
Lighting 305
Reflection 271
Parallax 309
95% 295 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 270
Splatting 209
95% 221 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 94.7%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$59
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 200 183 187 173 183 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 423
Write 267
Mixed 303
SusWrite 194
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 96.5
4K Mixed 34.5
133% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 179
165% 255 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 90%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$103
96GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 388 350 321 316 319 311 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 486
Write 451
Mixed 384
SusWrite 334
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 58.9
199% 69.9 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 337
253% 337 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 117%
Great: 135%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
483GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 113 109 109 112 117 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 124
Write 114
Mixed 68
SusWrite 113
77% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 77%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
341GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 102 104 107 114 114 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Read 83.5
Write 110
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 107
66% 90.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.2
198% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 24.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 27.9
SC Mixed 21.9
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 143%
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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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 6,259 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 111% - Outstanding Total price: $1,021
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