MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics95.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive101% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:52
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 146
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 553
QC Mixed 511
117% 516 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 730
112% 748 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$390
Asus(1043 871C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Lighting 290
Reflection 292
Parallax 296
90% 293 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 264
Splatting 229
99% 233 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$96
44GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 405
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 36.4
160% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 81.2
DQ Mixed 56.2
73% 136 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 101%
Great: 116%
Kingston SNS4151S316GD 16GB
12GB free
Firmware: S9FM01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 243
Write 148
Mixed 159
40% 183 MB/s
4K Read 42
4K Write 87.1
4K Mixed 6.9
119% 45.3 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 2.2
35% 84.7 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 57%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$80
412GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 149
Write 122
Mixed 143
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 0.59
4K Mixed 0.22
63% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 34.1
MC Write 34.8
MC Mixed 25.1
90% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 28.3
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 52.8
76% 52.8 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 104%
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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 1,598 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,062
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