MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 89.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics9.83% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151021
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 19:40
Run Duration78 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 443
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 438
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 595
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 658
97% 651 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
MSI(1462 7968) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 25.20.100.6323
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
9.83% Terrible
Lighting 24.4
Reflection 29.8
Parallax 26.3
8% 26.8 fps
MRender 24.7
Gravity 22.2
Splatting 38.2
11% 28.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.83%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung NVMe MZVPV256HDGL-00000 256GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXW7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,942
Write 971
Mixed 698
263% 1,204 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 161
4K Mixed 55.1
230% 88.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1178
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 405
378% 614 MB/s
Poor: 144% Great: 251%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2133 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.8% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 22.4
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.8
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 101%
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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 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION(MS-7968) Builds (Compare 1,050 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,158
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