MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 89.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics54.8% 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 Drive86.3% 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-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 17:26
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU2%
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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 i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Memory 90.9
1-Core 133
2-Core 237
90% 154 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 714
76% 594 Pts
64-Core 724
49% 724 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 496.13
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
54.8% Above average
Lighting 67.7
Reflection 68.9
Parallax 63.4
55% 66.7 fps
MRender 65.8
Gravity 68.5
Splatting 62.9
55% 65.7 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
P3-128 128GB
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8311c83
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 360 358 252 137 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
Read 503
Write 372
Mixed 348
SusWrite 265
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 89.2
4K Mixed 37.2
137% 51.3 MB/s
DQ Read 129
DQ Write 228
DQ Mixed 174
133% 177 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 94%
ADATA USB Flash Drive 8GB
3GB free, PID c82a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.4 3.3 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.8 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
4.71% Terrible
Read 18.7
Write 3.7
Mixed 5.7
SusWrite 2.8
8% 7.73 MB/s
4K Read 5.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
22% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.71%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT8G4DFS824A.C8FDD1 Kingston 99U5702-094.A00G 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 15.3
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 12.1
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 15
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 65.9
61% 65.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 82%

 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% 0% 0 9 7 60 27" 1280 720 SAM0F56 C27JG5x
Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 4,878 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 GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,042
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