MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics41.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.7 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170503
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 03 '19 at 19:19
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Pentium G4600-$96
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64% Good
1-Core 114
2-Core 205
76% 160 Pts
4-Core 309
8-Core 311
42% 310 Pts
64-Core 315
21% 315 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 64%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
41.9% Average
Lighting 162
Reflection 92.9
Parallax 216
42% 157 fps
MRender 71
Gravity 165
Splatting 102
42% 113 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Spcc Solid State Disk 128GB
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM61.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 237 62 59 61 39 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 497
Write 352
Mixed 83.8
SusWrite 92.2
56% 256 MB/s
4K Read 9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 38.6
117% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 185
163% 242 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 94%
Patriot Spark 256GB
158GB free
Firmware: SBFM51.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 154 102 102 102 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 471
Write 332
Mixed 333
SusWrite 165
72% 325 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 38.6
153% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 267
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 209
180% 264 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
410GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 135 134 136 136 136 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 137
Write 92.1
Mixed 75.4
SusWrite 135
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Transcend JM2400HLB-8G 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3694 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
64.5% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 23.7
MC Mixed 16.9
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 20.3
60% 20.9 GB/s
Latency 51.9
77% 51.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 47%
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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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