MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 84.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics125% 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 Drive137% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory27 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 08 '19 at 16:21
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 258
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 713
74% 581 Pts
64-Core 681
46% 681 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$630
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 518
Reflection 420
Parallax 557
136% 498 fps
MRender 374
Gravity 420
Splatting 237
111% 344 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 125%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
583GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 457 469 487 490 491 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 472
Mixed 415
SusWrite 473
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 138
4K Mixed 67.9
232% 84.5 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 360
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 137%
Great: 135%
WD Blue SSHD 4TB (2015)-$240
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 144 141 143 144 141 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 152
Write 112
Mixed 85
SusWrite 143
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.7% Very good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 22.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 24.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 99%
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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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 7,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $996
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