MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 167%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics137% 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 Drive368% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 14:21
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Memory 97.3
1-Core 150
2-Core 294
102% 181 Pts
4-Core 535
8-Core 784
85% 660 Pts
64-Core 783
53% 783 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$719
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 442.74
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 536
Reflection 487
Parallax 604
141% 542 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 533
Splatting 273
138% 355 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 137%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 512GB
391GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906I
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1166 1333 1827 1888 909 1018 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
368% Outstanding
Read 2,796
Write 1,886
Mixed 1,512
SusWrite 1,357
420% 1,888 MB/s
4K Read 72.9
4K Write 217
4K Mixed 102
356% 131 MB/s
DQ Read 1,471
DQ Write 1,380
DQ Mixed 560
658% 1,137 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 368%
Great: 324%
XPG GAMMIX S11 Pro 1TB
61GB free
Firmware: SS0411B
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,112
Write 1,430
Mixed 227
274% 1,256 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 83.4
4K Mixed 49.2
159% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 564
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 216
192% 302 MB/s
Poor: 201% Great: 379%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$142
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 99 98 98 99 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 163
Write 153
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 97.6
81% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 029E CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 029E CMW16GX4M2D3600C18 029E CMW16GX4M2C3600C18 32GB
3367, 3367, 3367, 3367 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 40.3
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 33.3
108% 37.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 31.6
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
Poor: 101%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 75%
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Desktop
Desktop 83%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $960
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