MSI H170M PRO-VDH (MS-7982)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics74.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive55.4% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
SystemMSI MS-7982
MotherboardMSI H170M PRO-VDH (MS-7982)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150910
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '19 at 10:48
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6500-$176
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Memory 89.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 210
79% 135 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 408
56% 408 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Lighting 102
Reflection 89.8
Parallax 79.4
82% 90.3 fps
MRender 71.1
Gravity 82.5
Splatting 79.5
65% 77.7 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 120GB
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1204A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 214 249 258 265 63 172 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
55.4% Above average
Read 396
Write 214
Mixed 195
SusWrite 204
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 10.4
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 9.5
71% 33.9 MB/s
DQ Read 63.3
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 54.6
70% 118 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 82%
WD Blue 400GB (2008)
199GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 37 37 36 36 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
29.1% Poor
Read 64.3
Write 66.1
Mixed 50.3
SusWrite 36.6
40% 54.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
78.5% Very good
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 24.5
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 29.3
SC Mixed 26.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 84%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170M PRO-VDH (MS-7982) Builds (Compare 277 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI H170M PRO-VDH (MS-7982)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $694
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