MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 85%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics77.7% 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 Drive160% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colori
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170503
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 26 '19 at 21:05
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
85% Excellent
1-Core 130
2-Core 260
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 685
74% 572 Pts
64-Core 692
46% 692 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 85%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 289
Parallax 301
77% 295 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 283
Splatting 225
78% 239 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX Predator AHCI PCIe M.2 240GB-$141
160GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C4005T2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 655 740 774 778 773 778 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
160% Outstanding
Read 1,099
Write 767
Mixed 506
SusWrite 750
174% 780 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 46.4
176% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 332
DQ Mixed 113
152% 278 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 160%
Great: 160%
Samsung HD251HJ 250GB-$39
111GB free
Firmware: 1AC01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 77 77 78 77 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 68.4
Write 55.9
Mixed 49.1
SusWrite 77.3
46% 62.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
166% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 55%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
532GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 154 155 153 154 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 152
Write 147
Mixed 103
SusWrite 154
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88%
Great: 109%
SABRENT 640GB
133GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 59 63 63 63 63 63 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 82.2
Write 78
Mixed 45.6
SusWrite 62.6
49% 67.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
112% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 54%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
812GB free, PID a200
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 37 38 39 38 38 38 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
15.3% Very poor
Read 38.8
Write 37
Mixed 18.7
SusWrite 38.2
44% 33.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.4
29% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.3%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38.5
MC Write 41.2
MC Mixed 32.3
107% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.3 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 123%
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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 CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 6,746 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $918
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