MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics57.3% 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 Drive347% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory26.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 15:22
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 (68th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 92.1
1-Core 123
2-Core 238
88% 151 Pts
4-Core 429
8-Core 617
68% 523 Pts
64-Core 622
42% 622 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
57.3% Above average
Lighting 71.6
Reflection 73.3
Parallax 67.4
58% 70.8 fps
MRender 66.9
Gravity 70.7
Splatting 65.1
57% 67.6 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
748GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1876 1881 1894 1884 1865 1886 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
347% Outstanding
Read 3,077
Write 2,177
Mixed 886
SusWrite 1,881
446% 2,005 MB/s
4K Read 49
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 59.3
214% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,161
DQ Write 783
DQ Mixed 811
649% 918 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 347%
Great: 356%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$132
881GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 100 100 100 100 100 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 91.1
Write 89.7
Mixed 51.6
SusWrite 99.2
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2666 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
83.1% Excellent
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 32.4
MC Mixed 24.9
83% 29.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 26.7
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 63.9
63% 63.9 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 96%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% -nan(ind)% 0 271 136 60 27" 1920 1080 AOC2795 2795E
Typical Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 7,653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,020
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