MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% 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
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 (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
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)
72.6% Very good
1-Core 111
2-Core 231
80% 171 Pts
4-Core 389
8-Core 632
65% 511 Pts
64-Core 630
42% 630 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
PNY(196E 1305) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 425
Parallax 546
134% 495 fps
MRender 385
Gravity 447
Splatting 258
118% 363 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 127%
Great: 135%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 98 87 78 97 90 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th 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: 35%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 74%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$127
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: 84%
This bench: 135%
Great: 135%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$50
193GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 46 46 47 48 48 47 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st 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: 24%
This bench: 38%
Great: 59%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
222GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 133 137 134 133 134 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th 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: 39%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 106%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
957GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 129 131 130 130 130 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th 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: 48%
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: 41%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 6,699 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $906
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