MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics131% 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 Drive98.9% 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.
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
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160222
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateMay 01 '17 at 21:08
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$319
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 123
100% 125 Pts
QC Int 368
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 403
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 591
MC Float 676
MC Mixed 633
95% 633 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
MaxC: 1974 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 402
Parallax 424
128% 417 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 412
Splatting 256
128% 305 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 131%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 240GB-$117
122GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.U Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 500
Mixed 514
114% 510 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 13.6
117% 47.8 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 14.3
97% 223 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
830GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 185
Mixed 158
129% 172 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.32
104% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$109
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
75% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 29.1
MC Mixed 23.1
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 23.5
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 75%
Great: 81%
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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 M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 5,027 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $128

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,017
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