MSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 66.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics22.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160727
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 19:05
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i5-6500T
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
66.9% Good
SC Int 90.2
SC Float 97.7
SC Mixed 93.9
75% 93.9 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 344
78% 347 Pts
MC Int 334
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 348
52% 347 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.9%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Gigabyte(1458 3667) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 375.63
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
22.4% Poor
Lighting 67
Reflection 44.8
Parallax 65.3
20% 59 fps
MRender 53
Gravity 70.6
Splatting 39.1
24% 54.2 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend TS64GMTS400 64GB
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1225G
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 478
Write 100
Mixed 156
53% 245 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 39.2
144% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 110
86% 121 MB/s
Poor: 43% Great: 73%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 228 328 327 332 333 334 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905625-065.A00G 1x16GB
1 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.3% Average
MC Read 15
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 13
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 15
SC Mixed 15
40% 14.1 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A PC MATE (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 477 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H170A PC MATE (MS-7971)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $667
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