MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 95.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics26.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive114% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171213
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 01:12
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Memory 94.1
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 724
81% 624 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
26.8% Poor
Lighting 324
Reflection 160
Parallax 316
85% 266 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 56.9
Splatting 58
24% 93 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SHSS37A480G 480GB
304GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.U
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 459 487 492 491 477 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 472
Mixed 319
SusWrite 475
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 42.5
166% 64.9 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 67.2
124% 245 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 114%
Great: 110%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$9
24GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 34 34 24 17 17 17 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
24.6% Poor
Read 90.3
Write 34
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 24
58% 49.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 2.3
151% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 38%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$58
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 31.8
MC Mixed 24.8
82% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 31.9
SC Mixed 25.4
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 88%

 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 1,022 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,054
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