MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive50.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 19:43
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
79.2% Very good
1-Core 126
2-Core 243
87% 185 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 663
68% 538 Pts
64-Core 669
45% 669 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.2%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Lighting 374
Reflection 313
Parallax 393
98% 360 fps
MRender 366
Gravity 358
Splatting 227
106% 317 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 105%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LS 120GB-$86
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S9FM02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 73 64 65 68 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 408
Write 85.9
Mixed 124
SusWrite 68.8
37% 172 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 10.3
90% 35.5 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 9.4
33% 72.5 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 74%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
292GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 136 135 137 136 135 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 135
Write 124
Mixed 68.1
SusWrite 136
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
201GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 166 166 169 169 169 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 166
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 167
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D30AESBK.M8FE 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
MC Read 37
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 27.4
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 37
SC Mixed 32
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 109%
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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 2,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,065
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