MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics42.6% 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 Drive83.2% 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.
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-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 07:47
Run Duration326 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$325
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 143
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 148
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 565
QC Float 609
QC Mixed 592
133% 589 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 830
MC Mixed 745
113% 754 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 114%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
MSI(1462 3352) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
42.6% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 126
42% 118 fps
MRender 82.5
Gravity 128
Splatting 86.8
43% 99.1 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
141GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 502
Write 251
Mixed 243
73% 332 MB/s
4K Read 40.8
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 20.1
126% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 44.3
89% 185 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 82%
Kingston DataTraveler 2.0 2GB
2GB free, PID 1a00
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
4.7% Terrible
Read 14.2
Write 3.52
Mixed 4.87
8% 7.53 MB/s
4K Read 7.74
4K Write 0.02
4K Mixed 0.01
30% 2.59 MB/s
Poor: 0%
This bench: 4.7%
Great: 5%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
59.6% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 16
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 22.4
SC Mixed 21.1
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 44.2
91% 44.2 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 115%
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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 55 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $1,353
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