MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics114% 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 Drive112% 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-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180515
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 16 '19 at 23:15
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
75.9% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 225
83% 174 Pts
4-Core 397
8-Core 615
65% 506 Pts
64-Core 618
42% 618 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 339
Parallax 427
111% 396 fps
MRender 375
Gravity 396
Splatting 238
115% 336 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 114%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
38GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 251 130 130 131 131 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 361
Mixed 357
SusWrite 203
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60.2
203% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 359
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 112%
Great: 134%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$51
78GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 67 67 67 67 67 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 84.7
Write 77
Mixed 66
SusWrite 66.8
54% 73.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 58%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$51
378GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 75 75 76 75 76 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
47% Average
Read 89
Write 84.5
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 74.6
57% 77.7 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 47%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2800 C16 4x4GB-$86
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
73.4% Very good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 22.9
73% 25.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 22.8
66% 23 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 120%
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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 12,401 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $965
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