MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 28%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics78% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 13 '22 at 16:01
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 43%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Relative performance (0th percentile)
28% Poor
Memory 43.2
1-Core 18.9
2-Core 41
24% 34.4 Pts
4-Core 70.2
8-Core 109
11% 89.6 Pts
64-Core 108
7% 108 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 28%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$400
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 511.79
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
78% Very good
Lighting 72.3
Reflection 108
Parallax 123
58% 101 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 128
Splatting 113
101% 116 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 78%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$230
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 314 319 328 326 332 336 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
62% Good
Read 401
Write 376
Mixed 331
SusWrite 326
81% 359 MB/s
4K Read 15.9
4K Write 24.9
4K Mixed 18.4
61% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 157
118% 159 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 62%
Great: 124%
Sandisk Ultra 3D NVMe 1TB
805GB free
Firmware: 211210WD Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 901 840 799 798 807 814 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 1,185
Write 1095
Mixed 948
SusWrite 826
228% 1,014 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 30.5
4K Mixed 23.7
77% 24.7 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 184
136% 182 MB/s
Poor: 159%
This bench: 130%
Great: 273%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 21.1
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 7.5
21% 7.23 GB/s
Latency 188
21% 188 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 109%

 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 6 120 31.5" 1280 720 AOC3201 Q32G1WG4
Typical Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 5,167 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,087
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