MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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.
Graphics75.2% 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 Drive100% 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-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160121
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateJun 28 '21 at 15:38
Run Duration244 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Memory 93
1-Core 109
2-Core 233
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 651
70% 543 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 466.27
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
75.2% Very good
Lighting 93.7
Reflection 98.3
Parallax 97.8
76% 96.6 fps
MRender 83.6
Gravity 93.9
Splatting 90.3
74% 89.3 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 88%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1TB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.0.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 616 506 159 153 160 150 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 963
Write 698
Mixed 580
SusWrite 291
141% 633 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 24.6
4K Mixed 29.7
105% 30 MB/s
DQ Read 455
DQ Write 58.8
DQ Mixed 89.8
108% 201 MB/s
Poor: 113%
This bench: 100%
Great: 379%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 25.2
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 33.2
SC Mixed 25.2
74% 25.9 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 57: 7R 4G 10B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
57% 21% 102 301 217 180 24" 1920 1080 AUS24B1 ROG PG248Q
History: Score 13: 0R 0G 13B | Score 47: 5R 6G 4B | Score 57: 7R 4G 10B
Typical Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 8,038 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,026
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