MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 86.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics82.4% 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 Drive60% 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-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJan 22 '21 at 08:00
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$268
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 130
2-Core 255
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 433
8-Core 676
71% 555 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
82.4% Excellent
Lighting 105
Reflection 108
Parallax 99.5
85% 104 fps
MRender 95
Gravity 99.3
Splatting 98.9
80% 97.7 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 128 114 102 107 99 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
60% Good
Read 318
Write 185
Mixed 28.5
SusWrite 103
35% 159 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 16.1
117% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 7
DQ Mixed 10.5
46% 113 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 60%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$52
753GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 164 168 166 166 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 132
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 166
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 22.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 26.3
71% 24.8 GB/s
Latency 61.3
65% 61.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 87%

 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 3,850 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $898
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