MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 85.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics90.5% 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 Drive101% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7980
MotherboardMSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151021
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateDec 17 '17 at 16:27
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
85.1% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 132
100% 126 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 404
93% 413 Pts
MC Int 538
MC Float 609
MC Mixed 556
85% 568 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 85.1%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
Asus(1043 8550) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1316 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Lighting 294
Reflection 266
Parallax 298
91% 286 fps
MRender 180
Gravity 269
Splatting 169
90% 206 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$163
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 527
Write 502
Mixed 511
115% 513 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 26.5
155% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 38.8
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 25.9
37% 65.9 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 101%
Great: 125%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
691GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 124
Write 125
Mixed 129
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.16
68% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB-$190
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.6% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 23.9
MC Mixed 20.7
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.5
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 19
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 67.4
59% 67.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 124%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980) Builds (Compare 838 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $672
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