MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive107% 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.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '19 at 22:56
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i7-6700K-$293
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 137
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 516
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 535
119% 526 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 731
108% 725 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 242 76 70 76 73 71 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 492
Mixed 379
SusWrite 101
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 47.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 60.7
208% 73 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 238
212% 320 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
215GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 120 121 123 124 124 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 181
Write 162
Mixed 107
SusWrite 122
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 29.9
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 29.7
89% 31.2 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 102%
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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: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $922
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HDDRAMUSB
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