MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 111%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 94.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics137% 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-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '19 at 23:03
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$273
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.6
1-Core 137
2-Core 277
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 500
8-Core 737
80% 618 Pts
64-Core 734
49% 734 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 374E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2808 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
137% Outstanding
Lighting 518
Reflection 510
Parallax 606
136% 545 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 532
Splatting 286
138% 361 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 137%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 201 127 80 72 74 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 484
Mixed 395
SusWrite 150
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 60.2
211% 76 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 233
210% 319 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 111%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
215GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 123 124 124 124 125 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 150
Mixed 112
SusWrite 123
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
247% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 92.3%
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 above expectations (84th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 29.9
98% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.8
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 51.7
77% 51.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 1,852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $969
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