MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics66.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.5% 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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150921
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 07 '18 at 00:24
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 29%

 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 124
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 380
QC Float 412
QC Mixed 391
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 522
MC Float 638
MC Mixed 590
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.2% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 194
Parallax 199
62% 198 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 201
Splatting 136
69% 160 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$173
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 98 82 87 91 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 436
Write 122
Mixed 140
SusWrite 93.9
43% 198 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 30.6
147% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 28.2
35% 59.8 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
369GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 129 125 124 128 124 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
81.2% Excellent
Read 158
Write 130
Mixed 48.2
SusWrite 126
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.6
127% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.2%
Great: 115%
Seagate ST3000DM007-1WY10G 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 174 175 180 183 180 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
85% Excellent
Read 119
Write 158
Mixed 71.7
SusWrite 178
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0
76% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 85%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
91.9% Outstanding
MC Read 33.5
MC Write 35.9
MC Mixed 28.5
93% 32.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 26.1
78% 27.1 GB/s
Latency 55.2
72% 55.2 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.9%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION(MS-7968) Builds (Compare 705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $285

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,273
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HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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