MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.7% 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 Drive62.5% 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 20 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 18 days ago, 13 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
SystemMSI MS-7971
MotherboardMSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971)  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161019
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateNov 17 '19 at 00:16
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$345
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
1-Core 135
2-Core 262
94% 199 Pts
4-Core 541
8-Core 714
82% 628 Pts
64-Core 717
48% 717 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Lighting 312
Reflection 288
Parallax 299
82% 300 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 293
Splatting 229
80% 242 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$28
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 55 69 51 70 77 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 458
Write 294
Mixed 93
SusWrite 70.4
50% 229 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 14.6
116% 50.6 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 183
DQ Mixed 0.2
42% 100 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 77%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
323GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 115 117 117 118 118 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
74% Very good
Read 141
Write 130
Mixed 83.2
SusWrite 116
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
223% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74%
Great: 108%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
893GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 180 182 182 181 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 167
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 180
103% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$73
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
72.1% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 20.5
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 22.9
64% 22.3 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) Builds (Compare 6,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170-A PRO (MS-7971) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $909
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