MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 85.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive70% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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
13 days ago, 13 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory25.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 11:29
Run Duration269 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
85.1% Excellent
Memory 92
1-Core 121
2-Core 224
85% 146 Pts
4-Core 422
8-Core 638
68% 530 Pts
64-Core 585
39% 585 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Z400s 128GB-$87
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z2201000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 174 172 167 172 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
70% Very good
Read 448
Write 174
Mixed 179
SusWrite 172
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 12.9
120% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 176
DQ Mixed 76.8
84% 141 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 70%
Great: 71%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$111
618GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1806 1649 1650 1651 1642 1607 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
356% Outstanding
Read 2,565
Write 2,239
Mixed 1,655
SusWrite 1,667
455% 2,032 MB/s
4K Read 65.6
4K Write 167
4K Mixed 92.1
306% 108 MB/s
DQ Read 1,419
DQ Write 1115
DQ Mixed 1,247
938% 1,260 MB/s
Poor: 238%
This bench: 356%
Great: 401%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
719GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 120 121 122 122 122 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 162
Write 149
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 121
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
240% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 141 144 149 151 151 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 112
Write 144
Mixed 60.3
SusWrite 147
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.7
222% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 91%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M2Z3600C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (24th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 23.1
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 26
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 124%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 74: 9R 6G 11B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
74% 34% 76 303 228 100 0" 2560 1440
History: Score 70: 10R 5G 5B | Score 74: 9R 6G 11B
Typical Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 76%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $1,117
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