MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 80.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics21.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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-7980
MotherboardMSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160726
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 16:06
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 way below expectations (15th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 118
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 387
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 547
MC Float 647
MC Mixed 613
90% 603 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti-$152
EVGA(3842 3653) 2GB
CLim: 1071 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.44
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
21.1% Poor
Lighting 56.7
Reflection 43.7
Parallax 79
20% 59.8 fps
MRender 46
Gravity 65.9
Splatting 37.5
22% 49.8 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.1%
Great: 22%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AGILITY4 512GB
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 167 172 181 185 184 MB/s
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
65.8% Good
Read 218
Write 187
Mixed 165
SusWrite 173
42% 186 MB/s
4K Read 19.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 27.9
121% 50.9 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 199
155% 214 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 79%
MAIWO PCCloneEX Lite+ 3TB
3TB free, PID 6104
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 133 134 133 133 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
53.7% Above average
Read 127
Write 129
Mixed 83.7
SusWrite 133
160% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
102% 1.27 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
69.6% Good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 20.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 24.9
SC Mixed 21.2
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 88%
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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 Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980) Builds (Compare 1,073 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $747
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