MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive278% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateMay 18 '17 at 17:47
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 493
QC Float 528
QC Mixed 499
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 689
MC Float 776
MC Mixed 740
110% 735 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 101%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
PowerColor(148C 2343) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1040 MHz, MaxM: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.5.1
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 196
Reflection 157
Parallax 256
66% 203 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 163
Splatting 179
71% 157 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB
103GB free
Firmware: CXZ7300Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 2,488
Write 1,318
Mixed 1,612
398% 1,806 MB/s
4K Read 54.4
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 60.2
244% 91.3 MB/s
DQ Read 547
DQ Write 513
DQ Mixed 204
243% 421 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 278%
Great: 300%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$80
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 182
Write 87.1
Mixed 120
97% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.24
104% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 31
102% 35.8 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 31.5
92% 32.2 GB/s
Latency 49.3
81% 49.3 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 102%
Great: 126%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 74%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,081
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