MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 86.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160125
Uptime13 Days
Run DateJul 21 '18 at 13:45
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-6700K-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 123
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 428
QC Mixed 422
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 611
MC Float 690
MC Mixed 659
98% 653 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 206
Reflection 164
Parallax 261
70% 210 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 168
Splatting 180
66% 159 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 250GB-$134
117GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 448 398 318 301 303 301 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 466
Write 446
Mixed 362
SusWrite 345
91% 405 MB/s
4K Read 32.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 48.5
175% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 373
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 253
218% 322 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Crucial M500 240GB-$148
61GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 258 258 259 258 260 259 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 424
Write 258
Mixed 282
SusWrite 259
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 27.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 38
150% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 175
161% 250 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 90%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB-$105
2.5TB free
Firmware: CV26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 208 211 210 210 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 212
Write 200
Mixed 91.8
SusWrite 209
130% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 121%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
74.5% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 23.2
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 29.2
SC Mixed 23.6
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 62.5
64% 62.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 1,867 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI H170 GAMING M3 (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $746
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