MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics56.2% 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 Drive86% 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)
Memory11.1 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 03:25
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 below expectations (34th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 120
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 410
QC Float 434
QC Mixed 413
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 598
MC Float 680
MC Mixed 640
96% 639 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2286 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
56.2% Above average
Lighting 259
Reflection 222
Parallax 238
78% 240 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 1
Splatting 180
40% 111 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$150
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 (97th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 494
Write 334
Mixed 289
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 67.5
4K Mixed 21
117% 41.4 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 45.2
92% 190 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86%
Great: 84%
Hitachi HTS545032B9SA00 320GB
236GB free
Firmware: PB3OC64G Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 69.4
Write 71.8
Mixed 64
51% 68.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.35
83% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 42%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$42
192GB free
Firmware: 18.01H18 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 112
Write 98.9
Mixed 97.8
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.46
110% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 69%
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)
94.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 38.2
MC Mixed 29.9
97% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 37.6
SC Mixed 26.5
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.7%
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 1,626 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,062
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