MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 78.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics179% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive117% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 22 '19 at 20:46
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
78.1% Very good
1-Core 124
2-Core 237
86% 180 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 624
66% 517 Pts
64-Core 629
42% 629 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,060
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
179% Outstanding
Lighting 665
Reflection 594
Parallax 778
175% 679 fps
MRender 524
Gravity 637
Splatting 334
180% 498 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 179%
Great: 199%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 306 290 287 288 291 290 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 480
Write 457
Mixed 429
SusWrite 292
93% 414 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 59.5
206% 73.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 365 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 117%
Great: 127%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
918GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 410 410 431 443 416 412 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 449
Mixed 401
SusWrite 420
99% 438 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 52.7
177% 64.8 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 299
242% 343 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 116%
Great: 124%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$69
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 145 146 149 149 149 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 148
Write 162
Mixed 40
SusWrite 148
90% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 7,289 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $816
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