MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive113% 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-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
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 23:46
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$281
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
1-Core 147
2-Core 296
104% 222 Pts
4-Core 533
8-Core 776
84% 654 Pts
64-Core 786
53% 786 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 94%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 207 152 105 79 67 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 496
Mixed 366
SusWrite 161
85% 381 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 61.2
218% 78.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 233
210% 319 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 113%
Great: 117%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
79GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 136 135 136 138 138 138 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 122
Write 118
Mixed 65
SusWrite 137
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
98% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 30.1
99% 34.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.5
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 98%
Great: 104%
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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 PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 6,489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $988
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HDDRAMUSB
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