MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 90.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive94.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 02 '19 at 20:55
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 270
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 495
8-Core 699
77% 597 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$280
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 436.15
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 235
Reflection 199
Parallax 213
62% 216 fps
Gravity 214
Splatting 166
72% 190 fps
Poor: 53% Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$120
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 383 169 134 128 120 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 480
Mixed 402
SusWrite 209
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 42.8
164% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 307
225% 290 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 163 165 164 162 165 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 89.5
Write 119
Mixed 76
SusWrite 162
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
68% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 199 201 200 200 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 196
Write 157
Mixed 86.3
SusWrite 199
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D30AESCK.M8FE 859B BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 859B BLS8G4D30AESCK.M8FE 859B BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 32GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 25
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 25.3
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 76%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 80%
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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 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $953
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