MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics160% 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 Drive69.1% 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.
Run History
6 days ago, 6 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 11:25
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$278
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 120
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 111
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 366
QC Float 421
QC Mixed 389
89% 392 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 688
MC Mixed 630
94% 630 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$713
PNY(196E 1305) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 425
Parallax 546
163% 495 fps
MRender 385
Gravity 447
Splatting 258
159% 363 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 160%
Great: 168%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$45
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 98 87 78 97 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
69.1% Good
Read 246
Write 152
Mixed 175
SusWrite 90.3
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 42.7
155% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 104
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 87.9
78% 115 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 73%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
462GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 480 487 478 491 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 479
Mixed 466
SusWrite 485
109% 483 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 64.6
221% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 135%
Great: 135%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$66
193GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 46 47 48 48 47 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
38% Below average
Read 85
Write 83.7
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 46.9
52% 69.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
143% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38%
Great: 59%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$37
222GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 133 137 134 133 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 152
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 132
92% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 107%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
957GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 129 131 130 130 130 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 172
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 130
94% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.9
351% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
41.6% Average
MC Read 14
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 12
38% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 14.6
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 95%
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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 PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 5,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $920
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