MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics98.5% 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 Drive74.8% 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateJun 11 '19 at 11:43
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-6500-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
47.4% Average
SC Int 86.6
SC Float 97.6
SC Mixed 91.5
74% 91.9 Pts
QC Int 210
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 191
46% 202 Pts
MC Int 224
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 329
42% 281 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 291
Parallax 302
97% 304 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 283
Splatting 214
100% 232 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$58
76GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3K87RA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 173 74 83 27 125 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 450
Write 394
Mixed 76
SusWrite 126
58% 261 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 35.1
117% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 127
138% 230 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 88%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
290GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 75 73 72 71 75 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 121
Write 117
Mixed 55.2
SusWrite 73.3
67% 91.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
170% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 86%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
792GB free, PID 0900
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 145 146 146 146 143 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 144
Write 122
Mixed 20
SusWrite 144
139% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
39% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
41% Average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.5
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 11.6
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 41%
Great: 48%
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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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 6,277 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,023
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