MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics28.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive87.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:05
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-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 i7-7700K-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 537
QC Float 548
QC Mixed 528
122% 538 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 796
MC Mixed 760
112% 752 Pts
Poor: 89%
This bench: 105%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 2GB
MaxC: 1254 MHz, MaxM: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Lighting 75.6
Reflection 61.9
Parallax 101
26% 79.5 fps
MRender 70.9
Gravity 90
Splatting 58.2
35% 73 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$139
154GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 505
Write 336
Mixed 354
88% 398 MB/s
4K Read 44.6
4K Write 48.8
4K Mixed 24.8
125% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 367
DQ Write 76
DQ Mixed 53
82% 165 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 95%
WD RE4 500GB (2010)-$60
408GB free
Firmware: 01.01S02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 125
Write 99
Mixed 100
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.71
4K Mixed 0.51
130% 1.26 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 78%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$22
265GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
55.8% Above average
Read 99
Write 95.4
Mixed 94.5
72% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.35
93% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.8%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 39.9
MC Mixed 31
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 31.9
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 128%
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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 PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,065
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HDDRAMUSB
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