MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 93.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75.6% 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 Drive105% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit renk
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170425
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 00:07
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$342
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 131
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 426
QC Mixed 460
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 744
MC Mixed 696
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Lighting 247
Reflection 215
Parallax 230
74% 231 fps
MRender 161
Gravity 220
Splatting 148
76% 176 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 486
Mixed 480
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 24.1
142% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 42.5
104% 215 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
930GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 177
Mixed 163
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1.22
4K Write 2.29
4K Mixed 0.38
135% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
MC Read 35.2
MC Write 37.6
MC Mixed 29.9
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 29.8
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 105%
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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 M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 5,290 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $1,130
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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