MSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 163%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 140%
UFO
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 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics193% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive266% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMSI MS-7998
MotherboardMSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)  (all builds)
Memory54.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 25 '22 at 21:38
Run Duration193 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%
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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 BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i7-6700K-$210
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Memory 91.8
1-Core 128
2-Core 254
88% 158 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 688
67% 552 Pts
64-Core 697
43% 697 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3080-$670
Nvidia(10DE 1467) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 4750 MHz, Ram: 10GB, Driver: 511.79
Performing below potential (73rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
193% Outstanding
Lighting 280
Reflection 345
Parallax 284
229% 303 fps
MRender 327
Gravity 235
Splatting 174
192% 245 fps
Poor: 163%
This bench: 193%
Great: 202%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
230GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXA7300Q Max speed: PCIe 16,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1105 1066 1358 1293 1152 891 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
266% Outstanding
Read 1624
Write 1,320
Mixed 592
SusWrite 1,144
261% 1,170 MB/s
4K Read 52.3
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 70.7
252% 93.1 MB/s
DQ Read 1,325
DQ Write 1,070
DQ Mixed 1,052
827% 1,149 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 266%
Great: 306%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3200 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 37.1
MC Mixed 29.6
97% 33.8 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 29.8
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 115%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A SLI (MS-7998) Builds (Compare 415 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $547
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