MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 87%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics128% 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 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-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory6.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171009
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '19 at 21:50
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
87% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 261
95% 200 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 692
74% 575 Pts
64-Core 677
45% 677 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 516
Reflection 496
Parallax 536
134% 516 fps
MRender 258
Gravity 517
Splatting 287
120% 354 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 128%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
63GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 275 279 277 272 257 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 453
Mixed 337
SusWrite 277
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 49
176% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 343
262% 354 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 126%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$80
987GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 107 107 107 107 107 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
65.5% Good
Read 122
Write 114
Mixed 82
SusWrite 106
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 88%
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 1.7 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 10
Write 1.7
Mixed 2
SusWrite 1.8
4% 3.88 MB/s
4K Read 2.9
4K Write 0
16% 1.45 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 4%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$299
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.7% Very good
MC Read 27.7
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 24.1
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.5
SC Write 31.7
SC Mixed 25.8
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 93%
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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 M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 12,015 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $919
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