MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 71%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics84.7% 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 Drive106% 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 (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151021
Uptime3.7 Days
Run DateDec 22 '20 at 13:46
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 57%
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 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
71% Very good
Memory 82
1-Core 103
2-Core 206
76% 130 Pts
4-Core 347
8-Core 352
48% 350 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$138
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Lighting 106
Reflection 113
Parallax 104
86% 107 fps
MRender 94.7
Gravity 105
Splatting 102
84% 101 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
242GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 293 327 292 265 258 263 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 429
Mixed 315
SusWrite 283
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 51
172% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 340
260% 352 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
556GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 164 166 168 166 167 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 160
Mixed 90.8
SusWrite 165
111% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.1
234% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65.4% Good
MC Read 24.2
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 21.9
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.5
SC Write 25.6
SC Mixed 19.7
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 104%

 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 5,065 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,211
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