MSI Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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. 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 76.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.6% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7970
MotherboardMSI Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970)  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '20 at 06:49
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
76.2% Very good
1-Core 136
2-Core 267
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 351
8-Core 509
56% 430 Pts
64-Core 647
43% 647 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 324
Parallax 409
101% 373 fps
MRender 375
Gravity 376
Splatting 233
111% 328 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB-$128
248GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 302 165 109 107 102 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Read 476
Write 451
Mixed 346
SusWrite 205
83% 369 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 68.2
4K Mixed 35.9
132% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 137
DQ Mixed 132
119% 186 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 92%
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$150
94GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 165 149 157 161 157 161 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
Read 450
Write 221
Mixed 253
SusWrite 158
60% 271 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 46.3
170% 63.6 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 210
156% 208 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 87%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$99
330GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 103 101 98 104 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 96.5
Write 95.5
Mixed 48.3
SusWrite 102
62% 85.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 30.6
MC Mixed 24.8
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18
SC Write 31.4
SC Mixed 23
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 112%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970) Builds (Compare 656 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A-G43 PLUS (MS-7970)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $711
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