MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics151% 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 Drive117% 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)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171009
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 12:50
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$281
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
72.8% Very good
1-Core 127
2-Core 238
87% 183 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 658
67% 530 Pts
64-Core 655
44% 655 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$722
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
151% Outstanding
Lighting 704
Reflection 490
Parallax 581
176% 591 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 520
Splatting 279
119% 351 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 151%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$200
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 446 435 426 434 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 454
Mixed 343
SusWrite 418
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 49.2
182% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 350
266% 359 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$90
985GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 107 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 117
Write 102
Mixed 74.1
SusWrite 107
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 90%
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 above expectations (65th percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 30
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 25.9
84% 29.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 27.2
77% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 60.1
67% 60.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 93%
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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 11,624 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $978
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $145Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $83
Intel Core i5-9600K $240Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $270Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $430Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $200
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $607SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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