MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 99.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics58.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive57% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 16:01
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-7600K-$229
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 133
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 541
QC Mixed 523
119% 524 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 546
MC Mixed 528
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$210
Asus(1043 0505) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1280 MHz, MaxM: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Lighting 150
Reflection 171
Parallax 217
54% 179 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 149
Splatting 127
71% 139 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$62
63GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 448
Write 112
Mixed 146
51% 235 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 11
102% 45.9 MB/s
DQ Read 28.9
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 30.3
36% 58.7 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 57%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
146GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 172
Mixed 161
131% 175 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.28
103% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$123
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 25.5
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.2
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 25.6
72% 25.2 GB/s
Latency 56.9
70% 56.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 84.3%
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 Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $916
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $335Nvidia GTX 1070 $330Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $106
Intel Core i5-7600K $229AMD RX 480 $210Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $140
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $320Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $215Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $170
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $134SanDisk Extreme 64GB $35
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $137SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
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