MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 57.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime9.7 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:34
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 Pentium G4600-$81
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
57.6% Above average
SC Int 99
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 97
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 269
60% 267 Pts
MC Int 270
MC Float 305
MC Mixed 294
43% 289 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Zotac(19DA A454) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 1806 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 128
Reflection 89
Parallax 129
40% 115 fps
Gravity 121
Splatting 91
46% 106 fps
Poor: 34% Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
57.2% Above average
Read 99.3
Write 100
Mixed 100
75% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.55
122% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 57.2%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown IR3000D464L16S/8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
50.8% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 13.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 15.4
46% 16.1 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 57%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 3,688 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $975
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