MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7976
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 10 '19 at 17:39
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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-$302
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 141
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 145
116% 145 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 508
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 677
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 781
114% 764 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$520
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3850 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 418.81
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 337
Parallax 426
133% 398 fps
MRender 405
Gravity 399
Splatting 239
151% 348 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 143%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$111
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 152 152 152 152 151 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 493
Mixed 369
SusWrite 183
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 61.8
216% 76.9 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 354
268% 360 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$120
2TB free
Firmware: 01.01K04
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 157 157 159 159 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 155
Mixed 99.2
SusWrite 157
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.5
4K Mixed 1
213% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$95
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 36.8
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 30.9
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) Builds (Compare 5,646 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M7 (MS-7976) - $180

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,063
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $339Nvidia GTX 1070 $379Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 2600 $159Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $107
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $115Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $95SanDisk Extreme 64GB $128
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $711SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $100SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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