MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160523
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 18:21
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$206
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 389
91% 403 Pts
MC Int 394
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 400
61% 405 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$170
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 185
Parallax 199
65% 200 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 198
Splatting 160
72% 168 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$129
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
71.1% Very good
Read 483
Write 261
Mixed 269
74% 338 MB/s
4K Read 32.4
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 15.7
90% 29.1 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 12
64% 148 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 14.4
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 11
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 13.2
SC Mixed 11
34% 11.7 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 5,887 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A PC MATE (MS-7971) - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $953
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