MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive115% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A16
MotherboardMSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)  (all builds)
Memory27.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180626
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 07 '20 at 23:55
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$270
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 271
95% 203 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 698
74% 579 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 368
Parallax 383
108% 388 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 396
Splatting 247
104% 284 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 339 150 151 151 151 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 488
Mixed 358
SusWrite 182
86% 384 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 60.9
220% 80.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 352
267% 359 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 500GB-$258
466GB free
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 450 459 460 470 472 471 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 471
Write 476
Mixed 361
SusWrite 464
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 50.6
184% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 251
218% 324 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 120%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78% Very good
MC Read 26
MC Write 30.8
MC Mixed 24.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 25.3
73% 25.6 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 78%
Great: 126%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16) Builds (Compare 869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM(MS-7A16)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $748
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