MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 66.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics106% 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 Drive79.5% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '19 at 01:22
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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-$279
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
66.3% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 95.5
SC Mixed 104
70% 100 Pts
QC Int 321
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 357
62% 348 Pts
MC Int 628
MC Float 725
MC Mixed 688
46% 680 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$391
Gigabyte(1458 3772) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 339
Reflection 310
Parallax 321
103% 323 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 310
Splatting 239
108% 252 fps
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 256GB-$86
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0919A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 225 301 265 270 228 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Read 361
Write 347
Mixed 275
SusWrite 266
70% 312 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 33.3
118% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 291
DQ Mixed 188
166% 247 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
609GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 147 149 149 144 150 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 160
Mixed 99.8
SusWrite 148
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 32GB
24GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.5 9.4 9.4 9.8 8.9 8.3 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
8.36% Terrible
Read 36.3
Write 17.5
Mixed 14.3
SusWrite 8.7
22% 19.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 1.8
79% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 8.36%
Great: 27%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$78
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 28.1
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 33.3
SC Mixed 28.6
77% 26.8 GB/s
Latency 55.7
72% 55.7 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 111%
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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 MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 713 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $841
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