MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 93.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.03% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive72.4% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20170502
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 25 '19 at 18:47
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$298
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 711
81% 618 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K2000
HP(103C 094C) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 431.2
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
9.03% Terrible
Lighting 27.5
Reflection 22.3
Parallax 33.8
7% 27.9 fps
MRender 25.6
Gravity 32.8
Splatting 26.9
9% 28.4 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 9.03%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZMPC128HBFU-00000 128GB
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM1201Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 230 233 237 228 224 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 452
Write 218
Mixed 240
SusWrite 228
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 26.5
106% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 74.5
DQ Mixed 121
105% 161 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 71%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$49
893GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 131 126 131 131 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 135
Write 128
Mixed 67.2
SusWrite 130
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 75%
Toshiba MQ01ABD050V 500GB
450GB free
Firmware: AX0C1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 106 105 106 107 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 99.1
Write 99.2
Mixed 40.6
SusWrite 106
63% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
108% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
45.7% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 12.7
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 17.1
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 112%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $910
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