MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 88.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics8.39% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive117% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 11:04
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$332
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 127
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 442
QC Mixed 426
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 621
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 671
100% 665 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
MSI(1462 7976) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4565
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
8.39% Terrible
Lighting 21.4
Reflection 27.7
Parallax 22.1
7% 23.7 fps
MRender 20.2
Gravity 18.4
Splatting 34.1
10% 24.2 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.39%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
315GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 402
Mixed 417
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 47.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 50.6
192% 67.3 MB/s
DQ Read 370
DQ Write 284
DQ Mixed 114
143% 256 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 118%
Great: 116%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
165GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 489
Mixed 510
113% 508 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 39.3
169% 64.7 MB/s
DQ Read 356
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 25.5
108% 241 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 117%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 188
Mixed 174
140% 186 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.36
122% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 104%
WD My Book 1230 2TB
2TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 145
Write 136
Mixed 102
160% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.25
91% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$220
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
75.7% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 28.9
MC Mixed 23.1
76% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 30.3
SC Mixed 24
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 108%
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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 3,669 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,287
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i5-7600K $224AMD RX 480 $400Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $53Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $220SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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