MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 135%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics179% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive73% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory7.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170515
Uptime2 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 21:05
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th 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-$314
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
115% 144 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 463
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 695
MC Float 828
MC Mixed 791
115% 772 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$775
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
179% Outstanding
Lighting 600
Reflection 548
Parallax 630
189% 593 fps
MRender 284
Gravity 576
Splatting 304
172% 388 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 179%
Great: 181%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$63
58GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
73% Very good
Read 510
Write 203
Mixed 283
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 3.91
115% 52.5 MB/s
DQ Read 193
DQ Write 203
DQ Mixed 4.02
56% 133 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 73%
Great: 76%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
188% Outstanding
Read 300
Write 351
Mixed 262
228% 304 MB/s
4K Read 13.7
4K Write 4.86
4K Mixed 0.56
724% 6.38 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 188%
Great: 243%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 30.5
100% 34.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.9
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 29.7
84% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 51
78% 51 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 99%
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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 5,007 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,095
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