MSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing 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.
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 86.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics102% 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 Drive72.7% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7977
MotherboardMSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180702
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '21 at 16:37
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Memory 93.3
1-Core 119
2-Core 236
87% 150 Pts
4-Core 430
8-Core 618
68% 524 Pts
64-Core 617
41% 617 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 126
Reflection 139
Parallax 126
102% 130 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 130
Splatting 115
103% 120 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 102%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M4 128GB-$116
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 070H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 169 191 184 186 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 456
Write 187
Mixed 219
SusWrite 178
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 13.8
119% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 166
DQ Mixed 29
72% 154 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 74%
Ldlc F6+M.2 240 240GB
223GB free
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 401 424 436 435 438 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 417
Mixed 395
SusWrite 414
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 29.2
153% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 207
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 47.8
94% 185 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 101%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G4D26AFEA.16FAD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
94.1% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 36.7
MC Mixed 28.8
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 29.8
87% 30.3 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 94.1%
Great: 93%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977) Builds (Compare 541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z170A-G45 GAMING (MS-7977) - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,086
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