MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.8% 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 Drive75.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '19 at 07:38
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$187
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
84.9% Excellent
Memory 95.4
1-Core 117
2-Core 227
86% 146 Pts
4-Core 431
8-Core 426
59% 429 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 84.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Lighting 113
Reflection 119
Parallax 111
92% 114 fps
MRender 98.1
Gravity 101
Splatting 103
81% 101 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 207 222 177 184 188 178 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
75.9% Very good
Read 426
Write 270
Mixed 307
SusWrite 193
67% 299 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 74.4
4K Mixed 29.1
112% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 162
156% 247 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 90%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$125
95GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 315 421 465 479 428 298 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 428
Write 444
Mixed 360
SusWrite 401
92% 408 MB/s
4K Read 40.1
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 57.2
192% 69.1 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 362
271% 361 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$80
483GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 97 92 100 104 101 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 100
Write 19.5
Mixed 62.2
SusWrite 97.7
52% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 0.8
172% 1.47 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 77%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$80
341GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 24 72 95 92 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
20.9% Poor
Read 19.7
Write 33.8
Mixed 25.7
SusWrite 53
24% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.8
133% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 20.9%
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 @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 38.8
MC Mixed 32.9
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 29.5
84% 29.3 GB/s
Latency 55.8
72% 55.8 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 140%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 3,068 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $973
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