MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 155%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 130%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics153% 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 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)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 17 '19 at 20:16
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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-$255
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 96.8
1-Core 147
2-Core 295
101% 179 Pts
4-Core 579
8-Core 775
88% 677 Pts
64-Core 792
53% 792 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,074
Gigabyte(1458 374E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2958 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 418.91
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
153% Outstanding
Lighting 195
Reflection 205
Parallax 204
158% 201 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 194
Splatting 136
148% 154 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 153%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$110
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 125 108 97 97 91 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 490
Mixed 375
SusWrite 131
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 48
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 62.7
221% 79.9 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 229
208% 317 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
72GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 132 134 133 134 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 156
Write 136
Mixed 100
SusWrite 133
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
220% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$118
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
MC Read 35.9
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 30.2
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 30.3
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 105%

 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 4,151 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $915
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