MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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.
Graphics169% 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 Drive96.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170422
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:39
Run Duration241 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-7700K-$348
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 549
QC Mixed 531
122% 538 Pts
MC Int 704
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 759
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 105%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Lighting 567
Reflection 525
Parallax 596
179% 562 fps
MRender 266
Gravity 537
Splatting 296
162% 366 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 169%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
96.5% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 414
Mixed 421
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 44.8
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 28.4
160% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 46.5
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 28.2
37% 64.4 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 96.5%
Great: 124%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$119
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 175
Mixed 157
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 3.4
4K Mixed 0.26
130% 1.52 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 111%
Seagate Archive HDD 8TB (2015)-$207
1TB free
Firmware: RT17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 95.8
Write 98.8
Mixed 77.1
68% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 7.84
4K Mixed 0.44
228% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 95%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1TB-$48
280GB free
Firmware: CC98 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 30% Great: 75%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
25GB free
Firmware: 2AR10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 80.5
Write 81.8
Mixed 81.2
61% 81.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.27
76% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$177
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69.4% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26.5
MC Mixed 19.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 22.8
62% 21.8 GB/s
Latency 63.2
63% 63.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 481 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 MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $995
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $135SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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