MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79.5% 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 Drive104% 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.
Run History
11 days ago, 10 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7998
MotherboardMSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998)  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 07 '17 at 00:11
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 534
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 546
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 782
MC Mixed 750
110% 736 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 106%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Gigabyte(1458 362C) 3GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 185
Parallax 292
77% 234 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 248
Splatting 126
81% 184 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$99
122GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 416
Mixed 424
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 28.8
173% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 50.1
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 28.7
64% 123 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 104%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB
449GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 110
Write 92.7
Mixed 95.2
75% 99.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 0.16
55% 0.52 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 25.3
91% 31.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 27.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 52.6
76% 52.6 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) Builds (Compare 1,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A SLI PLUS (MS-7998) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,084
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HDDRAMUSB
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