MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive95.6% 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.
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-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180616
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 25 '19 at 18:41
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 270
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 459
8-Core 699
74% 579 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$188
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01.4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 117 54 54 54 54 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 441
Mixed 400
SusWrite 84.4
80% 359 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 50.8
181% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 241
202% 290 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 94%
Samsung 860 QVO 1TB-$110
714GB free
Firmware: RVQ01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 490 492 492 492 493 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
128% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 489
Mixed 413
SusWrite 490
108% 477 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 54.3
199% 76.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 360 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 128%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$125
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.3% Average
MC Read 13.7
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 14.6
40% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 41.3%
Great: 87%
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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 PRO (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 2,967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $174

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $1,042
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