MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics85.8% 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 Drive118% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 22 '19 at 22:32
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
84% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 258
91% 194 Pts
4-Core 449
8-Core 701
73% 575 Pts
64-Core 703
47% 703 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 84%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Lighting 358
Reflection 313
Parallax 333
94% 334 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 316
Splatting 238
86% 255 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SSD 1TB
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 470 478 219 137 139 141 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 467
Mixed 404
SusWrite 264
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 43.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 61.9
211% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 350
266% 360 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 118%
Great: 140%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 137 138 137 137 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 124
Write 128
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 136
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 86%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$90
240GB free
Firmware: 1AQ1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 91 91 95 93 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 89.5
Write 40
Mixed 52.8
SusWrite 92.9
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
184% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 73%
WD Green 1.5TB (2009)-$164
243GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 84 84 84 84 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
45.7% Average
Read 75.5
Write 78.5
Mixed 46
SusWrite 83.6
52% 70.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.6
108% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 57%
WD Green 1.5TB (2009)-$164
853GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 76 76 76 77 77 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
45.6% Average
Read 83
Write 83.3
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 75.9
53% 72.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 57%
Tp02000g B 2TB
233GB free
Firmware: 05.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 101 101 101 101 101 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
61.8% Good
Read 114
Write 113
Mixed 92
SusWrite 101
78% 105 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
227% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 41.3
MC Mixed 32.4
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 32.2
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
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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 M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 13,841 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $949
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