MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.6% 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 Drive86.6% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 09 '19 at 08:14
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
76.5% Very good
1-Core 116
2-Core 228
81% 172 Pts
4-Core 428
8-Core 438
59% 433 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Lighting 341
Reflection 306
Parallax 356
90% 334 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 304
Splatting 236
83% 248 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 215 186 187 181 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 435
Write 270
Mixed 306
SusWrite 202
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 37.3
143% 56.4 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 187
169% 258 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 89%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
95GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 429 428 470 480 480 334 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 473
Mixed 399
SusWrite 437
102% 451 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 62.5
211% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 129%
Great: 135%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
483GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 107 105 102 111 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
62% Good
Read 109
Write 118
Mixed 63.2
SusWrite 107
73% 99.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1.3
212% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62%
Great: 77%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$70
341GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 84 82 83 82 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 87
Write 86
Mixed 52
SusWrite 83
56% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.2
208% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.9%
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 (51st percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 39.3
MC Mixed 34.2
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 40.6
SC Mixed 30.2
87% 30.5 GB/s
Latency 54.2
74% 54.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 102%
Great: 143%
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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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 7,101 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,002
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