MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 86.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.1% 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 Drive84.6% 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
5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:42
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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 i5-6600-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 438
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 450
102% 451 Pts
MC Int 440
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 457
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$220
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2481 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.1% Very good
Lighting 250
Reflection 213
Parallax 220
74% 228 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 223
Splatting 176
83% 194 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.1%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 120GB-$80
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 521
Write 360
Mixed 385
94% 422 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 13.3
99% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 298
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 13.9
89% 204 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 105%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$90
355GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
73% Very good
Read 135
Write 119
Mixed 120
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 2.11
4K Mixed 0.24
84% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 73%
Great: 84%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
300GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 163
Write 145
Mixed 146
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.29
108% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
79.4% Very good
MC Read 29.2
MC Write 30.2
MC Mixed 24.7
80% 28 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.9
SC Mixed 24.5
70% 24.5 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 81%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 646 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $692
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