MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 117%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics39.8% 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 Drive77.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 15:04
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$230
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
117% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 161
SC Mixed 157
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 619
QC Float 653
QC Mixed 615
142% 629 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 645
MC Mixed 626
94% 626 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 117%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$257
Device(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 90.7
Parallax 168
42% 126 fps
MRender 79
Gravity 111
Splatting 73.3
38% 87.7 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$56
34GB free
Firmware: P1021A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 520
Write 257
Mixed 282
78% 353 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 91.4
4K Mixed 23.8
128% 49.3 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 99.3
DQ Mixed 16.6
27% 49.6 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
229GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 148
Write 123
Mixed 117
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.93
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.27
102% 1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M1A2400C14 029E CMK8GX4M1A2400C16 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
MC Read 29.9
MC Write 32.1
MC Mixed 25
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32
SC Mixed 25.4
73% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 61.2
65% 61.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 82%
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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 1,617 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $124

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,076
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