MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

Gaming 73%
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 50%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 76.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics76.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive85.7% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:51
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 i5-6600K-$235
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
76.3% Very good
SC Int 95.1
SC Float 97
SC Mixed 94.4
76% 95.5 Pts
QC Int 379
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 412
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 438
MC Mixed 430
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Lighting 248
Reflection 218
Parallax 240
76% 235 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 219
Splatting 151
77% 179 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$78
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 500
Write 391
Mixed 374
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 67.4
4K Mixed 23.1
121% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 41
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 106
91% 127 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
788GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 189
Mixed 169
136% 181 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.38
147% 1.49 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 108%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$145
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 23.1
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 26.7
SC Mixed 20
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 4,014 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,069
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