MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151102
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 03 '24 at 18:04
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU9%
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 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Core i5-6500-$67
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Memory 79.3
1-Core 101
2-Core 202
72% 127 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 392
53% 393 Pts
64-Core 387
24% 387 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$117
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 537.34
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.3% Good
Lighting 76
Reflection 76.6
Parallax 70.2
62% 74.3 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 73
Splatting 69.2
57% 69.6 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 60%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$37
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential test incomplete
Read 153
Write 115
Mixed 134
30% 134 MB/s
4K Read 4.6
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 29.3
82% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 66.5
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 72.9
62% 87.9 MB/s
Poor: 30% Great: 73%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
740GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 147 151 152 155 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Read 128
Write 122
Mixed 88.6
SusWrite 152
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
184% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown F4-3200C16-8GVKB 0420 F4-2400C15-8GRR 16GB
2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
69.1% Good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.9
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 20.2
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 80.2
50% 80.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 69%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0P 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 69 57 144 23.8" 1280 720 VSC0D39 XG2405
Typical Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 2,605 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $533
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