MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 68.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics78.1% 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 Drive68.9% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 09:53
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
68.1% Good
1-Core 112
2-Core 220
78% 166 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 427
58% 427 Pts
64-Core 427
29% 427 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Lighting 314
Reflection 285
Parallax 313
81% 304 fps
MRender 190
Gravity 288
Splatting 208
74% 229 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 101 96 125 110 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 215
Write 142
Mixed 171
SusWrite 106
36% 159 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 42.1
159% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 120
88% 115 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 74%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$37
729GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 170 159 174 175 175 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 140
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 168
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
133% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.8
MC Mixed 23.6
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 29
SC Mixed 22.9
65% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 82%
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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 PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 2,742 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $174

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,062
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