MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 90.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 27 '20 at 16:54
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Memory 96.7
1-Core 141
2-Core 272
97% 170 Pts
4-Core 457
8-Core 733
76% 595 Pts
64-Core 757
51% 757 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$329
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
Lighting 362
Reflection 313
Parallax 396
95% 357 fps
MRender 296
Gravity 314
Splatting 194
91% 268 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$53
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 188 105 89 87 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 465
Write 418
Mixed 323
SusWrite 133
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 32.7
130% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 241
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 113
121% 201 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 88%
Runcore SSD 32GB
29GB free
Firmware: 20110419
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 46 47 45 47 47 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Read 96.9
Write 35
Mixed 55.4
SusWrite 45.7
13% 58.2 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.3
21% 4.8 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 15%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
223GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 118 118 117 117 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 127
Write 75.4
Mixed 69
SusWrite 117
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 26.7
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 30.9
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 51.3
78% 51.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 99%
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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 8,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $982
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