MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.1% 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 Drive95.1% 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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160517
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 06:48
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 410
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 638
93% 624 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$320
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Lighting 286
Reflection 277
Parallax 287
89% 284 fps
MRender 184
Gravity 259
Splatting 209
93% 217 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 403
Mixed 417
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 93.5
4K Mixed 26.3
147% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 46.4
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 70.3
78% 125 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$63
770GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 155
Write 143
Mixed 160
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.31
4K Write 2.42
4K Mixed 0.25
127% 1.32 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
69.8% Good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 20.2
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.2
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 104%
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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 788 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
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: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,354
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $320Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $63
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $210Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $125SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $70G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $830SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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