MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 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 87.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.3% 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 Drive86.6% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 16 '17 at 19:30
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (85th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 467
QC Mixed 454
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 469
MC Mixed 456
68% 457 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2531 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Lighting 257
Reflection 213
Parallax 226
76% 232 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 229
Splatting 181
85% 199 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 120GB-$80
40GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 521
Write 338
Mixed 17.5
64% 292 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 13.4
110% 47.3 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 13.9
92% 211 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 159
Mixed 147
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.36
138% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 109%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$49
166GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 146
Write 107
Mixed 112
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.23
92% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 1x8GB-$140
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
44% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 12.7
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.5
SC Mixed 13.2
40% 14 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44%
Great: 44%
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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 721 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $758
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