MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics133% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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
1 month ago, 4 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 07:50
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i5-7600-$228
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
86% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 118
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 449
103% 455 Pts
MC Int 429
MC Float 483
MC Mixed 430
67% 447 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 86%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 389
Parallax 410
133% 414 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 422
Splatting 250
134% 305 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 133%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 149 151 155 154 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 168
Mixed 81
SusWrite 145
105% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
132% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$168
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
83% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 33.1
MC Mixed 25.4
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 24.4
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,079 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $929
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