MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 46%
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 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 82.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics60.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 10 '21 at 20:34
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU8%
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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 i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Memory 90.8
1-Core 126
2-Core 240
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 401
8-Core 627
66% 514 Pts
64-Core 609
41% 609 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Gigabyte(1458 3777) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2040 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.5% Good
Lighting 75.9
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 71.8
61% 75.4 fps
MRender 67.2
Gravity 75
Splatting 71
60% 71.1 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$35
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 114 8.4 88 13 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
36.4% Below average
Read 471
Write 403
Mixed 9.8
SusWrite 81.1
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.3
48% 11.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.4%
Great: 101%
WD WD40EJRX-89T1XY0 4TB
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 150 153 155 155 155 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 140
Write 147
Mixed 80
SusWrite 153
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1
194% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 186 187 189 190 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 119
Mixed 71.6
SusWrite 188
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.9% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 20.9
73% 25.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 28.1
SC Mixed 23.2
65% 22.6 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
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Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,235
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