MSI Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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 Drive44.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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-7978
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 19 '19 at 17:21
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
83.9% Excellent
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 398
61% 435 Pts
64-Core 470
32% 470 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2132 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 440.97
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 403
Parallax 413
103% 403 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 406
Splatting 273
107% 301 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 106%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$28
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE360000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 50 68 78 82 84 81 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 421
Write 85.4
Mixed 77.2
SusWrite 73.7
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 14.9
4K Mixed 19.7
62% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 51.9
DQ Mixed 8.5
26% 59 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 52%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 170 171 171 172 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 161
Mixed 91.3
SusWrite 169
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
Samsung M3 Portable 1TB
835GB free, PID 61b6
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 99 100 100 99 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 97.9
Write 34.7
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 99.7
80% 64.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
90% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.7
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 28.2
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 29.7
82% 28.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 6,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M3 (MS-7978) - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $878
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $58SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $613SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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