MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive107% 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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150728
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateAug 09 '20 at 14:33
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 37%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Memory 84.2
1-Core 111
2-Core 202
78% 132 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 559
58% 455 Pts
64-Core 630
42% 630 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 458
Reflection 388
Parallax 499
120% 448 fps
MRender 386
Gravity 338
Splatting 244
103% 323 fps
Poor: 100%
This bench: 103%
Great: 122%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
330GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 366 363 387 409 417 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 451
Mixed 346
SusWrite 375
92% 410 MB/s
4K Read 35.1
4K Write 92.4
4K Mixed 45.8
161% 57.8 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 359
268% 354 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 107%
Great: 133%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 204 207 207 207 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 210
Write 158
Mixed 86.9
SusWrite 206
121% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 119%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2666 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.2% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21
66% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 73.2
55% 73.2 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 1,924 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,019
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