MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics40.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
8 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit farver
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150728
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateApr 17 '19 at 13:04
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700-$303
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 404
QC Float 441
QC Mixed 434
96% 426 Pts
MC Int 553
MC Float 660
MC Mixed 617
91% 610 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Asus(1043 8561) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 134
Reflection 114
Parallax 123
40% 124 fps
MRender 82.6
Gravity 118
Splatting 82.5
41% 94.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$45
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 81 91 82 89 89 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 240
Write 127
Mixed 167
SusWrite 87.3
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 36.3
143% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 78
DQ Write 127
DQ Mixed 100
77% 102 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
649GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 185 185 185 184 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 166
Mixed 87.8
SusWrite 184
114% 156 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 106%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 28.3
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 20.6
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 62
64% 62 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 90%
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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 Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 5,852 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 114% - Outstanding Total price: $976
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