MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 84.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.6% 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 Drive69.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
6 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151214
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateJun 18 '21 at 18:49
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%
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 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Memory 89.5
1-Core 131
2-Core 236
88% 152 Pts
4-Core 425
8-Core 615
67% 520 Pts
64-Core 658
44% 658 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
88.6% Excellent
Lighting 114
Reflection 131
Parallax 112
92% 119 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 99.3
Splatting 94.7
85% 110 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Z400s 128GB-$87
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2320000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 172 175 174 174 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 488
Write 170
Mixed 188
SusWrite 165
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 13.8
114% 48.6 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 75.6
82% 137 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 70%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$45
309GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 137 137 136 132 125 134 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 137
Write 149
Mixed 39.8
SusWrite 133
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
123% 1 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2800 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
77.8% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 24.2
78% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 31.2
SC Mixed 23.3
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 8: 1R 1G 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
8% 40% 5 109 6 60 24.1" 1920 1200 ACI24D1 VS24A
History:
Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 4,503 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,032
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