MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics99.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory20.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit renk, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171009
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 04 '18 at 22:25
Run Duration225 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 120
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 391
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 686
MC Mixed 655
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 102%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Zotac(19DA 3255) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
47.5% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 102
Parallax 164
43% 130 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 147
Splatting 85.1
51% 116 fps
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 52%
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
99.7% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 290
Parallax 329
102% 316 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 292
Splatting 186
98% 225 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99.7%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$84
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 8,236
Write 7,491
Mixed 7669
1,741% 7,799 MB/s
4K Read 703
4K Write 321
4K Mixed 428
1,784% 484 MB/s
DQ Read 1,655
DQ Write 1,018
DQ Mixed 1,138
901% 1,270 MB/s
Poor: 60% Great: 116%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$339
59GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 904 827 820 823 815 883 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
236% Outstanding
Read 2,014
Write 871
Mixed 760
SusWrite 845
248% 1,123 MB/s
4K Read 51.4
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 60.5
237% 88.9 MB/s
DQ Read 1,094
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 382
367% 601 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 236%
Great: 242%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$115
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 130 130 130 132 129 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 98%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$115
382GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 86 88 89 90 88 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 46% Great: 98%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$88
23GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 68 73 74 74 74 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
44.5% Average
Read 82.7
Write 86
Mixed 39
SusWrite 72.6
51% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
77% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
73.2% Very good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 27.5
MC Mixed 22.7
72% 25.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 24
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 126%
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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 M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 8,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,077
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Intel Core i5-8600K $240AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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