MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 145%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 81.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics130% 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 Drive360% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 11 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150907
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 10 '19 at 04:26
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$284
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
1-Core 118
2-Core 266
89% 192 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 666
72% 562 Pts
64-Core 674
45% 674 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$799
Gigabyte(1458 376B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 436.2
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 519
Reflection 494
Parallax 599
138% 537 fps
MRender 255
Gravity 518
Splatting 277
119% 350 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 130%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
640GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2235 2001 1141 1146 1164 1186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
360% Outstanding
Read 2,542
Write 2,405
Mixed 1,648
SusWrite 1479
452% 2,018 MB/s
4K Read 68
4K Write 200
4K Mixed 97.8
334% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1530
DQ Write 1,351
DQ Mixed 1,405
1,063% 1,429 MB/s
Poor: 216%
This bench: 360%
Great: 360%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$40
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 183 183 184 184 184 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 144
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 182
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB-$153
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 31.3
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.3
SC Write 43.1
SC Mixed 30.4
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 51.1
78% 51.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 102%
Great: 110%
Take a copy of your results

 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 6,328 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $946
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9400F $140Nvidia GTX 1660 $220Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
Intel Core i5-9600K $225Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i7-9700K $350Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super) $429Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $230
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $70SanDisk Extreme 64GB $88
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $500SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $64Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $73SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback