MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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. 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 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 274
97% 206 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 520
71% 518 Pts
64-Core 528
35% 528 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 563
Reflection 448
Parallax 579
146% 530 fps
MRender 408
Gravity 459
Splatting 255
121% 374 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 135%
Great: 135%
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 (70th 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: 157%
This bench: 235%
Great: 260%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
776GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 92 92 92 91 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd 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: 31%
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 (66th 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: 29%
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 (89th 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: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 2,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $174

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,042
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