MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 98%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 87.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics95.4% 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 Drive295% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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)
Memory27.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150902
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateMay 10 '19 at 14:39
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Memory 91.7
1-Core 124
2-Core 234
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 451
8-Core 623
70% 537 Pts
64-Core 632
42% 632 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
95.4% Outstanding
Lighting 364
Reflection 352
Parallax 369
96% 362 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 364
Splatting 240
96% 268 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
264GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 789 657 649 651 657 654 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
295% Outstanding
Read 2,544
Write 2,342
Mixed 1,551
SusWrite 676
397% 1,778 MB/s
4K Read 63.6
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 90.8
301% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1395
DQ Write 1,203
DQ Mixed 1,282
965% 1,293 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 295%
Great: 322%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$44
922GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 103 102 103 102 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 102
Write 97.5
Mixed 59.3
SusWrite 102
66% 90.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 58%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
482GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 152 153 152 153 149 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 154
Write 149
Mixed 91
SusWrite 152
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
75% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24.5
68% 24 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75%
Great: 105%
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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 3,952 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,063
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