MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 36.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics36.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive29% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (74%). 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 H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 03 '17 at 06:18
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 74%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 Pentium G4400-$58
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
36.2% Below average
SC Int 60.8
SC Float 84.3
SC Mixed 92.5
63% 79.2 Pts
QC Int 168
QC Float 177
QC Mixed 127
36% 157 Pts
MC Int 80.9
MC Float 124
MC Mixed 60.6
13% 88.4 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$106
MaxC: 1961 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 71.3
Parallax 118
34% 99.3 fps
MRender 82.6
Gravity 102
Splatting 78.2
42% 87.4 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD340 128GB-$64
33GB free
Firmware: SVN263 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
29% Poor
Read 444
Write 32.7
Mixed 59.3
38% 179 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 1.03
4K Mixed 1
34% 7.83 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 29%
Great: 74%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 5TB
660GB free, PID d011
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
21.9% Poor
Read 41.9
Write 42.5
Mixed 41.7
54% 42 MB/s
4K Read 3.12
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.26
85% 1.76 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 21.9%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
25.8% Poor
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 7.7
27% 9.53 GB/s
SC Read 4.8
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 5.5
15% 5.33 GB/s
Latency 170
24% 170 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 46%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $705
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