MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 137%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics85.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive279% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '19 at 13:31
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 98
1-Core 155
2-Core 309
105% 187 Pts
4-Core 567
8-Core 825
90% 696 Pts
64-Core 841
56% 841 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 102%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Lighting 347
Reflection 311
Parallax 354
91% 337 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 315
Splatting 242
85% 255 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$391
445GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1419 1429 1422 1427 1437 1433 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
279% Outstanding
Read 1,962
Write 1,329
Mixed 787
SusWrite 1,428
307% 1,377 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 185
4K Mixed 66.1
253% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 1,236
DQ Write 392
DQ Mixed 450
427% 693 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 279%
Great: 276%
Sabrent Rocket NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$50
174GB free
Firmware: 2210 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 460 462 458 450 450 449 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 470
Write 470
Mixed 331
SusWrite 455
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 48.6
4K Mixed 29.1
99% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 114
101% 151 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 85%
Great: 215%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G4D240FSC.8FBD 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 42.6
MC Write 43.4
MC Mixed 30.9
111% 39 GB/s
SC Read 25.2
SC Write 47.4
SC Mixed 35.2
103% 35.9 GB/s
Latency 46.2
86% 46.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 111%
Great: 95%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 1,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
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Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 68%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $897
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