MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 91.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics106% 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 Drive142% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7980
MotherboardMSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180625
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateApr 11 '21 at 08:56
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%
Watch Gameplay: 5700-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
Memory 95.3
1-Core 132
2-Core 266
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 509
8-Core 507
70% 508 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$400
Sapphire(1DA2 E426) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
106% Outstanding
Lighting 131
Reflection 148
Parallax 189
106% 156 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 134
Splatting 98.2
106% 117 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 106%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sabrent Rocket nano 512GB
236GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT301.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 399 366 51 186 405 399 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Read 734
Write 393
Mixed 454
SusWrite 301
105% 471 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 49.9
223% 91.5 MB/s
DQ Read 856
DQ Write 393
DQ Mixed 582
443% 610 MB/s
Poor: 98%
This bench: 142%
Great: 226%
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$100
122GB free
Firmware: X31200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 443 398 265 221 208 208 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 463
Mixed 350
SusWrite 290
90% 404 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 49
179% 67.1 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 259
217% 315 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 109%
Great: 106%
Sandisk S3 1T00 1TB
244GB free
Firmware: 401120RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 468 467 460 456 426 452 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 424
Write 448
Mixed 347
SusWrite 455
94% 419 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 48.6
142% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 318
DQ Mixed 245
212% 315 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$30
182GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 137 137 137 136 137 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
77.5% Very good
Read 134
Write 103
Mixed 63.5
SusWrite 136
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$98
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2520 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 28
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 56.2
71% 56.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 88%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980) Builds (Compare 658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170I GAMING PRO AC (MS-7980)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $779
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