MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 69.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics146% 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 Drive201% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7998
MotherboardMSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998)  (all builds)
Memory20 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180615
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 04 '20 at 23:11
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
69.6% Good
Memory 82.6
1-Core 97.9
2-Core 161
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 313
8-Core 408
47% 361 Pts
64-Core 454
30% 454 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
146% Outstanding
Lighting 548
Reflection 545
Parallax 682
144% 592 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 566
Splatting 299
147% 380 fps
Poor: 109%
This bench: 146%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pcie SSD 1TB
570GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 878 643 767 867 842 862 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
201% Outstanding
Read 1,775
Write 2,122
Mixed 1,416
SusWrite 810
344% 1,531 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 45.9
178% 65.3 MB/s
DQ Read 636
DQ Write 535
DQ Mixed 524
410% 565 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 201%
Great: 270%
Microsoft Virtual Disk 4.5TB
4TB free
Firmware: 1.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 18 13 12 9.6 6.9 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Microsoft Storage Space Device 10.5TB
6TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 18 13 16 12 7.5 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
Read 49.5
Write 83
Mixed 6.5
SusWrite 15.5
28% 38.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.1
25% 0.2 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 51%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 4TB
4TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 30 54 74 34 48 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44% Average
Read 102
Write 25.3
Mixed 31.8
SusWrite 51.8
38% 52.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
79% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT8G4DFS8266.M8FE 859B CT8G4DFS8266.C8FD1 859B CT8G4DFS8266.M8FE 859B CT8G4DFS8266.C8FD1 32GB
2667, 2667, 2667, 2667 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 26.5
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 23.4
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 85%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) Builds (Compare 1,190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $979
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