MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.9% 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
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 03:13
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-7700-$260
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 124
SC Mixed 124
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 409
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 422
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 596
MC Float 680
MC Mixed 648
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2294 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
65.5% Good
Lighting 258
Reflection 219
Parallax 235
77% 237 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 96.7
Splatting 183
57% 143 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$130
282GB 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 (98th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 495
Write 345
Mixed 289
83% 376 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 67.6
4K Mixed 21.8
119% 42.1 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 45.9
89% 181 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSE.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3067 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 29.9
98% 34.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.4
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 27.1
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 88%
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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 1,619 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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