MSI MS-7A59

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics98.2% 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 Drive141% 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.
SystemMicro-Star Z270 Gaming Codex X3 (MS-B913)
MotherboardMSI MS-7A59  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170113
Uptime4 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:55
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-7700K-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 138
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 534
QC Mixed 552
123% 542 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 756
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Lighting 319
Reflection 288
Parallax 299
96% 302 fps
MRender 193
Gravity 287
Splatting 213
100% 231 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 600p Series NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$155
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PSF109C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 566 503 164 227 235 109 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
141% Outstanding
Read 901
Write 561
Mixed 657
SusWrite 301
135% 605 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 55.3
208% 83.1 MB/s
DQ Read 504
DQ Write 538
DQ Mixed 470
368% 504 MB/s
Poor: 95%
This bench: 141%
Great: 144%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA81GU6AFR8N-UH 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
78.6% Very good
MC Read 30.1
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 22.1
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 30
SC Mixed 25.1
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MS-7A59 Builds (Compare 74 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI MS-7A59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 106% - Outstanding Total price: $834
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