MSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 85.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics56.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 27 '20 at 20:57
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$274
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Memory 90.5
1-Core 122
2-Core 238
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 610
68% 524 Pts
64-Core 618
42% 618 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (65th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
56.7% Above average
Lighting 70.9
Reflection 76.1
Parallax 68.9
57% 72 fps
MRender 65.8
Gravity 69.9
Splatting 68.2
56% 68 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$193
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 128 137 135 135 MB/s
Performing below potential (75th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
74.6% Very good
Read 276
Write 175
Mixed 230
SusWrite 130
45% 203 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 41.3
156% 60 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 182
DQ Mixed 184
136% 178 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 83%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$137
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 190 191 191 187 191 189 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 182
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 190
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
150% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 21.1
74% 25.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 22.4
67% 23.5 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 80%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 431 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 PC MATE (MS-7971)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $623
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