MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive54.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170503
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 00:38
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.1% Very good
SC Int 96
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 108
84% 106 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 414
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 398
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 199
Reflection 172
Parallax 269
70% 214 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 178
Splatting 128
64% 150 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$173
98GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 490
Write 268
Mixed 269
75% 342 MB/s
4K Read 40.4
4K Write 59.5
4K Mixed 16
113% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 40.1
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 15.6
34% 66.2 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 114%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 505
Write 108
Mixed 138
54% 250 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 9.23
90% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28
DQ Write 86.3
DQ Mixed 11.6
22% 42 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C12 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.2% Above average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 16
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 18.4
SC Mixed 17.6
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 3,752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,023
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