MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 84.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7998
MotherboardMSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998)  (all builds)
Memory26.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime7 Days
Run DateJul 05 '21 at 17:54
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
Memory 90.8
1-Core 122
2-Core 238
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 599
66% 509 Pts
64-Core 604
40% 604 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Lighting 110
Reflection 112
Parallax 102
89% 108 fps
MRender 93.6
Gravity 103
Splatting 98.4
82% 98.3 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$78
10GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131122
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 475
Write 491
Mixed 387
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 43.4
163% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 205
189% 289 MB/s
Poor: 53% Great: 96%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$219
154GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 454 470 473 473 475 474 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 488
Mixed 386
SusWrite 470
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 52.2
186% 68.8 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 356
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 123%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$90
727GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 136 136 136 137 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 153
Mixed 79.7
SusWrite 136
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT32GX4M2C3200C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
74.6% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.5
75% 26.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 29.7
SC Mixed 23.6
66% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 66.1
61% 66.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 119%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 55: 7R 6G 2B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
55% 19% 80 314 243 144 27" 2560 1440 ACR0490 XB271HU
Typical Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) Builds (Compare 2,523 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 SLI PLUS (MS-7998) - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,266
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