MSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.6% 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 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.
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-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 11:39
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
1-Core 127
2-Core 247
88% 187 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 650
75% 571 Pts
64-Core 656
44% 656 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Lighting 337
Reflection 300
Parallax 347
88% 328 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 308
Splatting 240
84% 252 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB-$40
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF100C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 171 83 61 61 53 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 639
Write 326
Mixed 389
SusWrite 103
80% 364 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 52.7
202% 80.9 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 320
DQ Mixed 178
150% 212 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 104%
Great: 124%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
283GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 411 488 485 483 474 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 454
Mixed 380
SusWrite 454
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 65.1
220% 78.3 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 132%
Great: 133%
WD Red 2.5" 1TB (2013)-$65
257GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 95 95 94 95 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 102
Write 108
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 94.3
67% 90.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 63%
WD Red 2.5" 1TB (2013)-$65
290GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 76 76 76 76 76 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 84.3
Write 87.5
Mixed 51.8
SusWrite 75.5
55% 74.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 63%
HGST Travelstar 5K1000 2.5" 1TB
760GB free
Firmware: JA0OA5M0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 105 106 106 105 106 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
60.3% Good
Read 105
Write 101
Mixed 38.8
SusWrite 105
64% 87.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
117% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 57%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
76.8% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 23.9
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 29.9
SC Mixed 23.8
68% 23.8 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.8%
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-G45 GAMING (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 1,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $920
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HDDRAMUSB
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