MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 Drive335% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory57.5 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 23:59
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 416
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 691
MC Mixed 636
95% 635 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 291
Parallax 303
98% 305 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 295
Splatting 228
103% 241 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
602GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1693 1771 1823 1872 1883 1856 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
335% Outstanding
Read 3,065
Write 1,998
Mixed 1,048
SusWrite 1,816
441% 1,982 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 55.6
198% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,093
DQ Write 745
DQ Mixed 801
630% 879 MB/s
Poor: 121%
This bench: 335%
Great: 415%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
791GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 78 84 106 106 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 93.2
Write 42.2
Mixed 35
SusWrite 93.2
48% 65.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
88% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB-$601
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 23.7
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 181%
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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 M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 9,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $977
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