MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics79.3% 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 Drive92.7% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7998
MotherboardMSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998)  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '21 at 22:06
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 90.4
1-Core 125
2-Core 218
85% 145 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 650
71% 549 Pts
64-Core 583
39% 583 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
79.3% Very good
Lighting 98.5
Reflection 110
Parallax 99.4
80% 103 fps
MRender 96.7
Gravity 98
Splatting 95.5
79% 96.7 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79.3%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 226 177 207 221 200 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 239
Mixed 314
SusWrite 226
69% 311 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 40.7
158% 60.3 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 26.7
86% 189 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 110%
HyperX Savage 960GB-$397
231GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 456 463 454 463 461 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 448
Mixed 310
SusWrite 459
95% 422 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 39.3
155% 60.1 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 65.7
125% 248 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2800 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
71.7% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 20.7
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 19.5
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) Builds (Compare 2,300 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,289
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