MSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics108% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive53.8% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7998
MotherboardMSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:05
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-6700K-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 522
QC Mixed 502
115% 507 Pts
MC Int 680
MC Float 770
MC Mixed 737
109% 729 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2174 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 314
Parallax 334
103% 327 fps
MRender 222
Gravity 308
Splatting 248
111% 259 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 240GB
191GB free
Firmware: V2.7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 495
Write 384
Mixed 431
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 3.35
88% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 78.1
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 3.99
38% 85.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 98%
Sandisk SD8SBBU120G1122 120GB
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3106000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 506
Write 59.2
Mixed 244
58% 270 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 78
4K Mixed 6.71
88% 36.6 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 217
DQ Mixed 3.34
38% 83.2 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 69%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
425GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 170
Mixed 155
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.2
89% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 95%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.1% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11.5
39% 13.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 14.7
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 90%
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 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 724 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI (MS-7998)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 104% - Outstanding Total price: $862
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