MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 108%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics116% 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.
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-7A75
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170728
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 08:28
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$280
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 157
126% 157 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 538
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 770
MC Float 889
MC Mixed 830
124% 830 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 111%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
MSI(1462 336A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2795 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 138
Reflection 422
Parallax 452
78% 337 fps
MRender 264
Gravity 453
Splatting 266
144% 328 fps
Poor: 102%
This bench: 116%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+447G 480GB
388GB free
Firmware: 15.8 Max speed: Unknown
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
373GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 406
Mixed 417
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 35.2
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 50.8
177% 65.6 MB/s
DQ Read 43.9
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 27
62% 120 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 118%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$76
2TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 172
Mixed 174
134% 177 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.24
103% 1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$215
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 39.2
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 27.9
101% 35.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 40.8
SC Mixed 33.1
94% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 46.1
87% 46.1 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
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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 PLUS (MS-7A75) Builds (Compare 658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $823
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