MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 91.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics172% 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 Drive118% 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)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '19 at 10:35
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
SC Int 120
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 122
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 466
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 652
96% 646 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
172% Outstanding
Lighting 552
Reflection 514
Parallax 637
180% 568 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 559
Splatting 291
166% 373 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 172%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$99
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 405 451 446 424 400 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 469
Mixed 339
SusWrite 414
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 48.8
181% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 345
264% 357 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 118%
Great: 126%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$100
987GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 107 107 107 108 108 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 118
Write 110
Mixed 72.8
SusWrite 107
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64.6%
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 as expected (57th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 25
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 34.2
SC Mixed 25.5
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 94%
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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 9,876 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $945
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $139Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $208Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $99
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $108Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $99
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $651SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $95SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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