MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 83.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% 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 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 (69th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
1-Core 122
2-Core 243
86% 182 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 652
73% 559 Pts
64-Core 652
44% 652 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$695
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 552
Reflection 514
Parallax 637
146% 568 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 559
Splatting 291
127% 373 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 405 451 446 424 400 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th 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: 73%
This bench: 118%
Great: 123%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$91
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: 46%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 89%
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 as expected (58th 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: 45%
This bench: 82.6%
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 11,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $919
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $240Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9600K $207Nvidia GTX 1660 $210Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $150
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $260Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $49
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $65SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $612SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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