MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 116%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 92.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics80.5% 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 Drive188% 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-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 16:25
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
1-Core 140
2-Core 275
98% 207 Pts
4-Core 524
8-Core 519
71% 522 Pts
64-Core 532
36% 532 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Lighting 321
Reflection 292
Parallax 310
84% 308 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 295
Splatting 228
81% 243 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial P1 3D NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$67
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P3CR010 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 594 309 29 54 55 55 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
188% Outstanding
Read 1,425
Write 910
Mixed 899
SusWrite 183
189% 854 MB/s
4K Read 63.1
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 83.4
302% 112 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 867
DQ Mixed 218
278% 477 MB/s
Poor: 114%
This bench: 188%
Great: 231%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$44
1TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 178 177 178 174 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 138
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 176
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 113%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$39
843GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 184 188 188 189 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 174
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 185
106% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.5
126% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 29.9
94% 32.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 36
SC Mixed 27.4
80% 28 GB/s
Latency 57.6
70% 57.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 82%
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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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 8,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,028
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