MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive108% 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.
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-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 09:19
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 97.1
1-Core 149
2-Core 294
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 586
8-Core 772
89% 679 Pts
64-Core 788
53% 788 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 59 60 66 63 64 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 480
Mixed 375
SusWrite 92
81% 364 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 62.1
218% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 194
182% 285 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
80GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 134 137 139 139 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 142
Write 129
Mixed 97.2
SusWrite 138
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
207% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$92
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 30
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 42.3
SC Mixed 30.1
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 2,800 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $901
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