MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
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 85.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics81.7% 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 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.
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-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '21 at 07:17
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%
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 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 Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$188
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Memory 88.6
1-Core 117
2-Core 260
88% 155 Pts
4-Core 472
8-Core 484
65% 478 Pts
64-Core 482
32% 482 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.40
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81.7% Excellent
Lighting 103
Reflection 111
Parallax 114
83% 109 fps
MRender 93.2
Gravity 100
Splatting 95.9
80% 96.5 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
432GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 355 298 265 300 318 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 333
Mixed 332
SusWrite 318
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 56.7
198% 72.7 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 339
261% 355 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 115%
Great: 122%
SMI USB DISK 32GB
25GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 21 17 27 23 27 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
30.5% Below average
Read 130
Write 39.5
Mixed 51.4
SusWrite 23.3
67% 61 MB/s
4K Read 8.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 3.7
209% 4.63 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 32.5
MC Mixed 23
79% 27.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 24.3
72% 25 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 78.2%
Great: 89%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 4,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $929
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