MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics176% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle 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 Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$293
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 403
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 591
MC Float 699
MC Mixed 655
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
176% Outstanding
Lighting 704
Reflection 490
Parallax 581
204% 591 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 520
Splatting 279
156% 351 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 176%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$160
69GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 446 435 426 434 423 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st 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: 72%
This bench: 117%
Great: 126%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$99
985GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 107 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th 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: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$249
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th 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: 47%
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 (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 9,813 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 M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $919
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $145Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $208Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $99
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $112Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $651SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $73Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $85SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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