MSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 78.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive96.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170421
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '18 at 22:32
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 (98th percentile)
78.3% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 403
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 413
94% 414 Pts
MC Int 404
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 413
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1290 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
61.5% Good
Lighting 175
Reflection 172
Parallax 252
63% 199 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 164
Splatting 124
61% 142 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
236GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 504
Write 392
Mixed 409
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 25.5
143% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 41.5
DQ Write 81.3
DQ Mixed 24.8
29% 49.2 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 136%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$67
165GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 390
Mixed 405
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 81.4
4K Mixed 24.4
140% 49.8 MB/s
DQ Read 286
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 23.8
82% 181 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$58
918GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 104
Write 113
Mixed 100
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.25
85% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 63%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
845GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 182
Mixed 169
141% 188 MB/s
4K Read 0.98
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.34
123% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 113%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x4GB-$79
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
74.6% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 29.2
MC Mixed 22.4
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.6
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 63.6
63% 63.6 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 82%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 506 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $643
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $365Nvidia GTX 1070 $335Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $67
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i5-8600K $250Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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