MSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 81.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMay 03 '17 at 08:17
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
81.4% Excellent
SC Int 104
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 104
85% 106 Pts
QC Int 428
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 439
100% 440 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 416
MC Mixed 401
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$239
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Lighting 230
Reflection 198
Parallax 210
66% 212 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 208
Splatting 163
78% 173 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$100
68GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 400
Mixed 411
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 91.6
4K Mixed 37.9
163% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 270
DQ Mixed 25.3
92% 204 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$31
272GB free
Firmware: HP73 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 111
Write 110
Mixed 98.2
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.13
4K Mixed 0.42
86% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$126
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49.1% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 15.7
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 16.8
SC Mixed 14.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 94%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 537 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $974
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