MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics99.7% 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 Drive105% 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory25.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 19:56
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Memory 81
1-Core 115
2-Core 227
81% 141 Pts
4-Core 391
8-Core 576
62% 483 Pts
64-Core 586
39% 586 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$350
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Lighting 127
Reflection 132
Parallax 113
105% 124 fps
MRender 94.2
Gravity 121
Splatting 99.8
58% 105 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 188 181 154 149 151 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 441
Mixed 315
SusWrite 212
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 52.9
186% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 339
261% 355 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 105%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 46 46 46 46 46 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
71% Very good
Read 204
Write 4.7
Mixed 9.2
SusWrite 44.4
47% 65.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.3
70% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F4-2400C15-8GVS 1315 BLS8G4D240FSB.16FARG 0420 F4-2400C15-8GVS 1315 BLS8G4D240FSB.16FARG 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
67.1% Good
MC Read 23.1
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 21.6
68% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 26.2
SC Mixed 21
60% 21.1 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 454 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $638
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