MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics107% 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 Drive111% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A12
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12)  (all builds)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161017
Uptime11 Days
Run DateOct 07 '17 at 16:34
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 467
QC Float 500
QC Mixed 470
109% 479 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 767
MC Mixed 730
108% 724 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 354
Reflection 307
Parallax 323
106% 328 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 311
Splatting 238
108% 252 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
183GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 378
Mixed 416
96% 434 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 48.4
178% 64.1 MB/s
DQ Read 341
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 128
141% 239 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 111%
Great: 117%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 168
Mixed 120
121% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 5.11
4K Mixed 0.71
197% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB-$395
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 29.3
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 29.1
86% 30.2 GB/s
Latency 54.1
74% 54.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 101%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) Builds (Compare 3,343 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON (MS-7A12) - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,166
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $430Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $113
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $140
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $41
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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