MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics87.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161222
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 20 '19 at 20:21
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 i7-6700K-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 458
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 713
MC Mixed 685
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Lighting 237
Reflection 237
Parallax 237
73% 237 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 237
Splatting 225
98% 233 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
352GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 457 473 474 492 421 294 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 488
Mixed 463
SusWrite 435
107% 474 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 61.5
211% 75.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 129%
Great: 129%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
724GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 133 129 98 64 89 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
78.2% Very good
Read 166
Write 142
Mixed 88.7
SusWrite 107
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
201% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$42
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
76.7% Very good
MC Read 29.5
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 21.7
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 22.5
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.7%
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 PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 2,398 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $999
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