MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 97%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 93%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics118% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive270% 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.
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.
Run History
2 days ago, 2 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 01:01
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
95% 167 Pts
4-Core 487
8-Core 733
78% 610 Pts
64-Core 735
49% 735 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Lighting 148
Reflection 152
Parallax 142
120% 147 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 150
Splatting 127
117% 132 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 118%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$180
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 915 1287 1369 1435 1324 1258 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
270% Outstanding
Read 2,087
Write 1,431
Mixed 832
SusWrite 1,265
313% 1,404 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 62.7
236% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,272
DQ Write 407
DQ Mixed 450
434% 710 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 270%
Great: 281%
Samsung SM841 2.5" 7mm 128GB
115GB free
Firmware: DXM01D0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 288 367 364 367 364 367 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 350
Mixed 296
SusWrite 353
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 31.5
138% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 287
DQ Write 303
DQ Mixed 113
136% 235 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
780GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 152 155 157 155 157 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
89% Excellent
Read 155
Write 117
Mixed 79
SusWrite 156
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$74
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
MC Read 35.1
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 29.6
98% 34.4 GB/s
SC Read 22.9
SC Write 42.6
SC Mixed 30.7
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 26: 3R 3G 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
26% 80% 10 331 265 60 24.1" 1920 1200 DELA0B8 DELL U2415
Typical Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 2,219 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $174

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $1,097
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