MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 96.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics75% 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 Drive50% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime10.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 02:49
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$339
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
96.3% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 470
QC Mixed 470
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 659
MC Float 736
MC Mixed 712
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 96.3%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
75% Very good
Lighting 270
Reflection 242
Parallax 210
77% 240 fps
MRender 181
Gravity 160
Splatting 194
74% 179 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 75%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2016)-$36
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z3311000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
50% Average
Read 489
Write 15
Mixed 106
43% 203 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 2.81
82% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 184
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 2
45% 110 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50%
Great: 69%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
2TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 188
Mixed 166
137% 183 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.24
96% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
68.4% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 20.1
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 25
SC Mixed 22.3
61% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 91%
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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 3,773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,060
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