MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics89.4% 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 Drive71.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (99%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7968
MotherboardMSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160517
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateAug 06 '19 at 22:04
Run Duration179 Seconds
Run User SAU-User
Background CPU 99%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
76.5% Very good
1-Core 125
2-Core 226
84% 175 Pts
4-Core 395
8-Core 589
63% 492 Pts
64-Core 613
41% 613 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
Zotac(19DA 2445) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Lighting 360
Reflection 329
Parallax 340
94% 343 fps
MRender 189
Gravity 340
Splatting 221
90% 250 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 500GB-$150
104GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 163 117 113 116 117 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 418
Write 317
Mixed 321
SusWrite 130
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 78.3
4K Mixed 35
127% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 200
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 71.8
84% 145 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$135
3TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 157 155 159 155 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
Read 130
Write 136
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 157
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 98%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$135
598GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 101 100 100 100 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
53.9% Above average
Read 87.3
Write 85.7
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 100
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 98%
WD Black 5TB (2015)-$294
792GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 123 121 122 122 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 85
Write 164
Mixed 80.2
SusWrite 124
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.9
301% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 113%
WD Green 6TB (2014)-$213
71GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 154 153 154 154 151 155 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 141
Write 156
Mixed 92.2
SusWrite 153
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
212% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
195GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 126 124 123 121 123 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
80.9% Excellent
Read 158
Write 130
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 124
90% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
126% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
96% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 30.1
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 37.1
SC Mixed 27.6
81% 28.5 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 96%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION(MS-7968) Builds (Compare 1,265 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM EDITION - $175

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,168
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