MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics164% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.5% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171205
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 10 '18 at 08:46
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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 i7-7700K-$291
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 147
SC Mixed 144
116% 144 Pts
QC Int 533
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 528
122% 541 Pts
MC Int 718
MC Float 811
MC Mixed 774
115% 767 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 106%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
164% Outstanding
Lighting 741
Reflection 410
Parallax 451
197% 534 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 426
Splatting 267
139% 319 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 164%
Great: 141%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$290
114GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 452
Mixed 488
108% 483 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 20.8
125% 52.9 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 313
DQ Mixed 19.9
96% 217 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$165
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 32.7
MC Write 33.5
MC Mixed 23.9
86% 30 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 36.6
SC Mixed 27.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 488 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,128
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