Performance Results

Gaming 72%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 55%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 88.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.6% 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.
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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7984
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984)  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150902
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJan 26 '18 at 22:14
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-6600K-$234
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
SC Int 123
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 447
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 454
105% 462 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 487
MC Mixed 464
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$335
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 196
Parallax 210
68% 211 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 209
Splatting 165
75% 175 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
9GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
99.6% Outstanding
Read 524
Write 397
Mixed 415
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 83.8
4K Mixed 33.1
135% 49.6 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 66
113% 223 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
58GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 119
Write 120
Mixed 141
96% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.2
64% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSA.16FADG 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75.5% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 25
76% 26.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 31.1
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 87%
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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 (MS-7984) Builds (Compare 1,442 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 64%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (MS-7984) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,121
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