MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics159% 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 Drive118% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160722
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:05
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 555
QC Float 551
QC Mixed 522
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 714
MC Float 812
MC Mixed 776
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 105%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$770
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 514
Reflection 491
Parallax 607
169% 537 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 502
Splatting 272
151% 341 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 159%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$215
675GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 410
Mixed 415
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 49.2
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 55.6
205% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 349
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 121
144% 252 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 122%
Great: 134%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$100
382GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 414
Mixed 418
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 49.5
189% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 348
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 126
146% 253 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 118%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$84
272GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 119
Write 103
Mixed 106
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.28
96% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2720 MHz
Performing below potential (27th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
90.5% Outstanding
MC Read 29.4
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 29.2
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 29.1
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 57.2
70% 57.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 132%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION(MS-7968) Builds (Compare 783 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $350

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $1,364
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $229Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $100
Intel Core i5-8600K $243Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $770Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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