MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.7% 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 Drive87.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160523
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 20:03
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 as expected (46th percentile)
79.7% Very good
1-Core 123
2-Core 239
86% 181 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 628
68% 529 Pts
64-Core 624
42% 624 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Lighting 316
Reflection 290
Parallax 334
82% 313 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 289
Splatting 223
76% 236 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$60
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 140 94 87 51 92 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Read 501
Write 446
Mixed 348
SusWrite 138
80% 358 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 88.1
4K Mixed 41.2
148% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 315
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 188
171% 261 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 88%
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$54
358GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 112 111 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 140
Write 126
Mixed 81.5
SusWrite 112
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 29.7
MC Mixed 22.6
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.5
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 78%
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 PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 6,720 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $882
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