MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 99.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics169% 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 Drive235% 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.
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
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150714
Uptime9.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 15:23
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-6600K-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 539
QC Mixed 515
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 497
MC Float 575
MC Mixed 528
80% 533 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$700
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 563
Reflection 448
Parallax 579
176% 530 fps
MRender 408
Gravity 459
Splatting 255
164% 374 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 169%
Great: 168%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 693 452 448 444 440 434 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
235% Outstanding
Read 1,910
Write 1659
Mixed 612
SusWrite 485
259% 1,167 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 65.3
241% 94 MB/s
DQ Read 1,148
DQ Write 1,343
DQ Mixed 837
744% 1,109 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 235%
Great: 260%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$61
776GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 92 92 92 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 96
Write 89
Mixed 76
SusWrite 91
65% 88 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
133% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 67%
Seagate ST31000340AS 1TB-$70
505GB free
Firmware: SD15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 91 90 90 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 12.8
Mixed 43.7
SusWrite 90
44% 59.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
139% 1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 30.9
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 32.5
89% 31 GB/s
Latency 46.5
86% 46.5 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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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 2,395 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: $984
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