MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 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 90.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive232% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7980
MotherboardMSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180625
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 08 '19 at 16:51
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 277
98% 208 Pts
4-Core 490
8-Core 734
79% 612 Pts
64-Core 744
50% 744 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2602 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 378
Parallax 448
106% 411 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 390
Splatting 244
96% 292 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4L1QCXB7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 412 198 179 157 141 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 1,723
Write 1,291
Mixed 846
SusWrite 202
225% 1,016 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 172
4K Mixed 86
297% 107 MB/s
DQ Read 1,443
DQ Write 1219
DQ Mixed 1,020
849% 1,227 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 232%
Great: 242%
Adata Premier SP550 480GB-$79
26GB free
Firmware: P0330AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 159 127 75 74 75 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 413
Mixed 378
SusWrite 132
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 51.6
177% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 244
205% 297 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2800 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.6
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 30.2
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 33.8
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 46.3
86% 46.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 105%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980) Builds (Compare 1,266 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $704
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