MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics113% 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 Drive108% 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)
Memory27.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 04 '19 at 01:59
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 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 Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$292
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Memory 92.6
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 726
83% 634 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 453
Reflection 395
Parallax 453
119% 433 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 426
Splatting 205
113% 293 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X400 512GB-$225
324GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4140000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 263 259 258 288 289 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 466
Mixed 221
SusWrite 278
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 54.1
183% 70.2 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 208
184% 277 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 104%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$122
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 190 190 188 191 190 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 189
Mixed 29
SusWrite 190
108% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
180% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
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 (77th percentile)
79.8% Very good
MC Read 28.9
MC Write 30.5
MC Mixed 24.5
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 16.7
SC Write 33.4
SC Mixed 25.6
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 86%
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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 8,701 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $958
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