MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 17.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics90.8% 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 Drive64% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (68%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20180705
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 22 '18 at 14:59
Run Duration155 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 68%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th 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 i5-6500-$211
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
SC Int 18.6
SC Float 25.4
SC Mixed 22.5
18% 22.2 Pts
QC Int 71.2
QC Float 97.7
QC Mixed 93.5
20% 87.5 Pts
MC Int 89.8
MC Float 99.7
MC Mixed 94.5
14% 94.7 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$430
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 945 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.12.2
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Lighting 46.1
Reflection 86.3
Parallax 302
43% 145 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 393
Splatting 300
126% 293 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 136%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 318 306 250 377 293 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
64% Good
Read 453
Write 406
Mixed 324
SusWrite 300
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 12.5
4K Write 31.2
4K Mixed 22.4
64% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 171
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 143
111% 153 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 64%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$29
27GB free
Firmware: CC34
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 83 81 84 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
41.4% Average
Read 60.4
Write 70.8
Mixed 45.7
SusWrite 83.6
48% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$62
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 137 138 131 136 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 140
Write 121
Mixed 93.3
SusWrite 134
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT8G4DFD8213.C16FAR1 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
45.5% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 16.2
MC Mixed 20.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 9
24% 8.53 GB/s
Latency 175
23% 175 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 2,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $705
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