MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 92%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory61.1 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150921
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 30 '16 at 06:02
Run Duration63 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 124
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 461
103% 453 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 703
MC Mixed 669
100% 666 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92%
Great: 106%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$369
440GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 371
Write 384
Mixed 386
85% 380 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 81.1
4K Mixed 33.3
136% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.2
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 21.4
44% 82.9 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 4x16GB-$669
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
74.7% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.6
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 30.1
SC Mixed 25.1
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 143%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION(MS-7968) Builds (Compare 812 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $198

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,705
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HDDRAMUSB
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