MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive95.3% 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-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150921
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 05 '18 at 16:18
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User KWT-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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-$328
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 431
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 591
MC Float 677
MC Mixed 665
96% 644 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 338
Reflection 303
Parallax 317
102% 319 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 294
Splatting 234
104% 243 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Zotac Premium Edition 240GB-$75
121GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 486
Mixed 485
111% 499 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 15
127% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 14.7
64% 132 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 150
Write 134
Mixed 122
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 2.47
4K Mixed 0.27
105% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$226
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 25.9
82% 28.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 36.2
SC Mixed 23.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 81%
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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 853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $374

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,515
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