MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics121% 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 Drive67% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMar 23 '19 at 16:20
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$269
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 266
96% 202 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 706
75% 586 Pts
64-Core 709
48% 709 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Nvidia(10DE 1B82) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
121% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 360
Parallax 379
121% 379 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 383
Splatting 240
121% 276 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 121%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 120GB-$65
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 101 101 136 87 104 MB/s
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
67% Good
Read 185
Write 126
Mixed 178
SusWrite 102
33% 148 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 94.3
4K Mixed 44.8
155% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 89.9
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 37.7
50% 88.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67%
Great: 87%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$37
86GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 124 123 124 126 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 157
Write 132
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 122
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
122% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 106%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$37
150GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 104 106 103 109 109 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 135
Write 122
Mixed 26
SusWrite 107
70% 97.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 106%
Generic STORAGE DEVICE 8GB
5GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 20 20 20 20 20 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
12.5% Very poor
Read 18.3
Write 18.5
Mixed 12
SusWrite 19.5
23% 17.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 2
135% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 12.5%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 30
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 28.9
SC Mixed 25.3
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 5,988 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $808
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