MSI H170M PRO-VDH (MS-7982)

Performance Results

Gaming 62%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 71.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.4% 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 10 years and 5 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%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6500-$165
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.4% Very good
1-Core 106
2-Core 210
74% 158 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 408
56% 408 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-$210
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
66.4% Good
Lighting 305
Reflection 233
Parallax 254
80% 264 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 247
Splatting 183
66% 193 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 66%
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 (50th 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: 33%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 400GB (2008)
199GB free
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 37 37 36 36 37 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd 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: 22%
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 (86th 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: 83%
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 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 666 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 54%
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $613
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