MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 30.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics68.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive145% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '20 at 12:24
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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-$276
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
30.3% Below average
Memory 45.9
1-Core 24
2-Core 45
26% 38.3 Pts
4-Core 80.6
8-Core 126
13% 103 Pts
64-Core 118
8% 118 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
68.8% Good
Lighting 113
Reflection 124
Parallax 304
30% 180 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 259
Splatting 214
71% 219 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$60
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 726 803 760 735 673 602 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
145% Outstanding
Read 1,443
Write 908
Mixed 648
SusWrite 716
206% 929 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 32.3
109% 35.3 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 227
166% 219 MB/s
Poor: 130%
This bench: 145%
Great: 240%
Seagate ST33000651NS 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: G009
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 131 138 133 140 138 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 145
Write 138
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 136
89% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
206% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3000 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 16.3
MC Mixed 22.4
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 8.3
23% 8.13 GB/s
Latency 177
23% 177 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $803
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