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 (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive109% 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 09:22
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$273
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 148
2-Core 296
102% 180 Pts
4-Core 562
8-Core 776
87% 669 Pts
64-Core 789
53% 789 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 100%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 208 78 68 60 68 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 490
Mixed 420
SusWrite 137
87% 389 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 56.4
210% 76.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 237
212% 320 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
80GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 138 139 140 139 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 150
Write 125
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 138
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
231% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$100
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 30
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 41.6
SC Mixed 30.9
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.3%
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 1,828 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $904
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