MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 97.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics165% 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 Drive105% 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.
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170215
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 22:13
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 138
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 475
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 781
MC Mixed 746
111% 739 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2775 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Lighting 546
Reflection 538
Parallax 572
172% 552 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 520
Splatting 292
159% 361 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 165%
Great: 180%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$288
486GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 408
Mixed 412
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 48.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 29.1
167% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 281
DQ Mixed 107
122% 207 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
75% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 28.5
MC Mixed 23.4
75% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 30.2
SC Mixed 24.1
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 75%
Great: 131%
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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 M6 AC (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 158 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,409
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