MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics166% 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 Drive115% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171009
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 11:32
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$302
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 511
QC Float 540
QC Mixed 513
118% 521 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 792
MC Mixed 729
108% 726 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 529
Reflection 513
Parallax 613
173% 552 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 530
Splatting 294
160% 363 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 166%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$93
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 370 362 334 316 294 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 479
Mixed 371
SusWrite 346
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 50.8
187% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 348
265% 358 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 115%
Great: 125%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$95
987GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 105 106 106 105 105 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 117
Write 110
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 106
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 87%
USB 2.0 Flash Disk 2GB
1GB free, PID 0201
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 10
Write 1.8
Mixed 2
SusWrite 1.8
4% 3.9 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 0
15% 1.35 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 4%
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 (60th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 25.3
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 26.3
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 92%
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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 9,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,016
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $85
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $115Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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