MSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics132% 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 Drive114% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 13:03
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-6500-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
70.8% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 348
QC Float 385
QC Mixed 354
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 382
57% 383 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 394
Parallax 415
130% 411 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 417
Splatting 256
134% 306 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 132%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 226 234 245 245 240 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 479
Write 419
Mixed 360
SusWrite 257
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 43.8
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 60.9
205% 73.2 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 327
246% 329 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 114%
Great: 125%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$77
333GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 381 447 478 478 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 437
Mixed 422
SusWrite 414
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 44.3
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 58.3
204% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 357
DQ Write 306
DQ Mixed 327
246% 330 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 123%
Great: 129%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$70
631GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 135 138 138 138 138 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 165
Write 158
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 138
91% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
151% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
75.9% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 24.7
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 23.8
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 100%
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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 H170A PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 650 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $648
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