MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics144% 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 Drive95.9% 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
6 days ago, 1 day ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 10:59
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
111% 139 Pts
QC Int 532
QC Float 558
QC Mixed 544
123% 545 Pts
MC Int 686
MC Float 785
MC Mixed 747
110% 740 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 106%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
144% Outstanding
Lighting 480
Reflection 417
Parallax 442
144% 446 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 456
Splatting 270
145% 329 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 144%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
438GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
Read 520
Write 417
Mixed 419
101% 452 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 28
157% 58.4 MB/s
DQ Read 45.3
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 70.8
56% 76.3 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 118%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$149
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
75.2% Very good
MC Read 28.2
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.2
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
70% 24.7 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 75.2%
Great: 79%
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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 1,387 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) - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,100
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $325Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $88
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $119
Intel Core i5-7600K $230Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $57HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $144SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
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