MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive82.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 24 '20 at 06:07
Run Duration214 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 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 Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.5% Excellent
1-Core 143
2-Core 274
99% 208 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 734
76% 595 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 442.19
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 424
Reflection 398
Parallax 455
111% 426 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 411
Splatting 252
109% 301 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$90
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 158 157 128 159 110 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 325
Write 264
Mixed 266
SusWrite 143
56% 249 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 41.6
164% 64.6 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 192
156% 218 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 82%
Liteon L8H-256V2G-HP 256GB
21GB free
Firmware: 2802
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 251 226 175 77 89 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 258
Mixed 274
SusWrite 178
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 41.8
160% 63.1 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 179
159% 238 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 92%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
184GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 158 158 157 159 159 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 166
Mixed 74
SusWrite 158
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
203% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 93%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$35
461GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1.3 12 5.9 5.6 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Read 11.8
Write 11.5
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 23.9
9% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 0
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0
6% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 70%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$6
29GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 21 19 20 21 19 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
22.9% Poor
Read 108
Write 33.8
Mixed 9.7
SusWrite 20.3
44% 43 MB/s
4K Read 10.7
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.1
46% 3.63 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 26%
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 as expected (59th percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28
MC Mixed 22.8
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 22.8
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 87%
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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 PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 7,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $950
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