MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics78.4% 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 Drive217% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory7.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161026
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 13:44
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 127
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 419
QC Mixed 415
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 663
MC Float 735
MC Mixed 670
103% 689 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Lighting 271
Reflection 245
Parallax 251
82% 256 fps
MRender 98.7
Gravity 240
Splatting 192
76% 177 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
126GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,009
Write 1,127
Mixed 1,156
315% 1,431 MB/s
4K Read 51.6
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 24.1
172% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 451
DQ Write 368
DQ Mixed 150
183% 323 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 217%
Great: 267%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 169
Write 139
Mixed 141
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.29
99% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$200
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.5% Good
MC Read 25.9
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20.2
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 17.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 103%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 1,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $900
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $280Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $86
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $135
Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $260Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $114
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $200SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $89G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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