MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Gaming 62%
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 55%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 68.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics62.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive191% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime3 Days
Run DateApr 13 '19 at 22:51
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700-$318
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
68.3% Good
1-Core 110
2-Core 196
73% 153 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 519
57% 439 Pts
64-Core 587
39% 587 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$285
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2327 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
62.5% Good
Lighting 247
Reflection 217
Parallax 236
63% 233 fps
MRender 171
Gravity 229
Splatting 179
62% 193 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$70
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 681 446 444 448 457 437 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
191% Outstanding
Read 2,250
Write 461
Mixed 1,166
SusWrite 486
239% 1,091 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 86.3
4K Mixed 56.9
191% 63.7 MB/s
DQ Read 429
DQ Write 88
DQ Mixed 146
136% 221 MB/s
Poor: 170%
This bench: 191%
Great: 342%
Maxtor 6L300S0 300GB-$45
39GB free
Firmware: BANC1G10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 54 55 55 55 55 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
30.3% Below average
Read 50
Write 59
Mixed 37.8
SusWrite 54.7
37% 50.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.7
168% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$107
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
66.7% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 25.2
MC Mixed 19.8
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 3,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $666
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