MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive90.5% 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
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 12 '19 at 21:04
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$269
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 529
8-Core 734
82% 632 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.75
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 325
Reflection 298
Parallax 313
99% 312 fps
MRender 209
Gravity 297
Splatting 234
106% 247 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1203AB
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 53 54 53 55 55 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 438
Mixed 409
SusWrite 91.6
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 98.5
4K Mixed 47.3
163% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 289
DQ Write 326
DQ Mixed 241
200% 285 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 95%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 3TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 125 135 130 134 133 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 177
Write 128
Mixed 24.7
SusWrite 132
83% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
166% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 113%
General UDisk 4GB
3GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.4 5.4 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.4 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
5.58% Terrible
Read 17.8
Write 4.5
Mixed 2.7
SusWrite 5.4
8% 7.6 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
29% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.58%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.9
MC Mixed 30.7
101% 35.3 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 30.9
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 101%
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 M5 (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 10,942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 88%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
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Motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $970
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