MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 141%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.5% 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 Drive278% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:21
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 547
124% 546 Pts
MC Int 699
MC Float 795
MC Mixed 758
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
52.5% Above average
Lighting 132
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
42% 140 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 144
Splatting 144
60% 143 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
379GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
278% Outstanding
Read 2,896
Write 1,375
Mixed 1,400
414% 1,890 MB/s
4K Read 63.5
4K Write 162
4K Mixed 48.3
244% 91.4 MB/s
DQ Read 60
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 29.7
49% 91.3 MB/s
Poor: 172%
This bench: 278%
Great: 282%
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
161GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 529
Write 400
Mixed 414
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 34
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 34.6
151% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 364
DQ Write 262
DQ Mixed 17.3
93% 214 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 105%
Great: 101%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$75
754GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 143
Write 181
Mixed 133
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 5.35
4K Mixed 0.43
168% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 32.2
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 20
SC Write 44.5
SC Mixed 32.3
92% 32.3 GB/s
Latency 49.1
82% 49.1 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
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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 PRO (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 484 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 114%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,148
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HDDRAMUSB
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