MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
17 months ago, 17 months ago, 17 months ago, 17 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 16 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 15 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 14 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 13 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 12 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago, 11 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161019
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 00:16
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Memory 93.5
1-Core 135
2-Core 262
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 714
82% 628 Pts
64-Core 717
48% 717 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83.1% Excellent
Lighting 104
Reflection 111
Parallax 93.5
86% 103 fps
MRender 97
Gravity 97.5
Splatting 99.5
58% 98 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$38
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 55 69 51 70 77 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 458
Write 294
Mixed 93
SusWrite 70.4
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 14.6
116% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 0.2
42% 100 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
323GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 117 117 118 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
74% Very good
Read 141
Write 130
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 116
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74%
Great: 109%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$35
893GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 180 182 182 181 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 167
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 180
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 22.9
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 79%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 2,751 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $736
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