MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
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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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics101% 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 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
4 days ago, 4 days 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 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 as expected (49th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 429
94% 417 Pts
MC Int 574
MC Float 675
MC Mixed 624
93% 624 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 290
Parallax 334
100% 313 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 289
Splatting 223
101% 236 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$58
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 140 94 87 51 92 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd 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: 53%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 89%
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$55
358GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 112 112 111 113 113 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th 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: 31%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 85%
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 (55th 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: 46%
This bench: 78%
Great: 96%
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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 PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 5,609 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $934
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HDDRAMUSB
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