MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Gaming 118%
Desktop 135%
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive233% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory28.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 23:20
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$310
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 526
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 502
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 706
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 758
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$515
MSI(1462 3363) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1923 MHz, MaxM: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 421
Reflection 373
Parallax 397
123% 397 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 392
Splatting 243
124% 291 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 127%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Hellfire NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$130
74GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
233% Outstanding
Read 2,157
Write 1,227
Mixed 1,579
366% 1,654 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 33.7
176% 68.1 MB/s
DQ Read 439
DQ Write 480
DQ Mixed 83.9
167% 334 MB/s
Poor: 107%
This bench: 233%
Great: 262%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$66
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 163
Mixed 157
127% 169 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.19
104% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
WD My Passport 0820 1TB
745GB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
19.5% Very poor
Read 33.2
Write 37.3
Mixed 28.6
43% 33 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.26
82% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.5%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 3000 2OZ 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 31
100% 34.9 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 30.4
88% 31 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 110%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 189 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 108%
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 70%

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $899
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