MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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 94.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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 Drive104% 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
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 03 '19 at 04:07
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 724
83% 633 Pts
64-Core 724
49% 724 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$522
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2652 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 485
Reflection 432
Parallax 496
127% 471 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 450
Splatting 276
120% 332 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 120%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 512GB-$179
340GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4140000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 303 265 231 260 287 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 387
Mixed 231
SusWrite 276
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 39.3
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 41.6
179% 68.7 MB/s
DQ Read 339
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 228
188% 272 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$108
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 189 191 187 190 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 188
Mixed 23.3
SusWrite 189
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.8
179% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
MC Read 29.1
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 24.4
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 24.9
74% 25.8 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 85%
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 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 7,960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $916
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