MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 87.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% 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 Drive231% 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.
Run History
12 days ago, 12 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:05
Run Duration224 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Memory 91.3
1-Core 126
2-Core 243
89% 154 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 670
72% 558 Pts
64-Core 674
45% 674 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 382
Reflection 317
Parallax 444
100% 381 fps
MRender 371
Gravity 341
Splatting 237
102% 316 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme PNY CS3030 500GB
380GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3226 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1249 553 548 527 539 529 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
231% Outstanding
Read 1,452
Write 2,262
Mixed 1,494
SusWrite 657
331% 1,466 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 207
4K Mixed 82.3
298% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 755
DQ Write 1,078
DQ Mixed 1,006
736% 947 MB/s
Poor: 146%
This bench: 231%
Great: 245%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
233GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 415 300 299 300 300 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 492
Write 422
Mixed 388
SusWrite 319
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 62.7
214% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 355
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 122%
Great: 124%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
233GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 403 274 275 274 275 370 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 274
Mixed 316
SusWrite 312
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 55
199% 70.8 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 235
211% 319 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 115%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$36
193GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 168 167 168 167 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 138
Mixed 79.1
SusWrite 167
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
128% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FD2 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 34.7
MC Mixed 27.9
89% 31.2 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 39.2
SC Mixed 29.7
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 86%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 104%

 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 2,516 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $873
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