MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 141%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 151%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 95.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics178% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive332% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory60.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 26 '20 at 03:34
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Memory 95
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
96% 167 Pts
4-Core 516
8-Core 728
81% 622 Pts
64-Core 731
49% 731 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,249
Gigabyte(1458 37C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2265 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (49th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
178% Outstanding
Lighting 615
Reflection 606
Parallax 756
162% 659 fps
MRender 532
Gravity 633
Splatting 329
179% 498 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 178%
Great: 202%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
MSI(1462 7968) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 26.20.100.7262
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
6.9% Terrible
Lighting 24.3
Reflection 30.8
Parallax 27.7
6% 27.6 fps
MRender 27.4
Gravity 22.5
Splatting 38
7% 29.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.9%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$100
369GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1102 861 864 866 863 861 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
332% Outstanding
Read 2,700
Write 2,485
Mixed 1,925
SusWrite 903
448% 2,003 MB/s
4K Read 73.9
4K Write 189
4K Mixed 102
343% 122 MB/s
DQ Read 1,484
DQ Write 1,303
DQ Mixed 1,342
1,020% 1,376 MB/s
Poor: 214%
This bench: 332%
Great: 336%
Mass Storage Device 256GB
217GB free, PID 1212
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 8.6 6.7 9.3 8.3 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
11% Very poor
Read 17.2
Write 6.5
Mixed 16
SusWrite 9.2
16% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 2.3
154% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C15 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 31
MC Mixed 26.1
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26.3
79% 27.5 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 119%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION(MS-7968) Builds (Compare 1,643 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
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Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,194
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