MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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.
Boot Drive81.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:15
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$313
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 452
QC Float 477
QC Mixed 466
105% 465 Pts
MC Int 651
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 714
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 96%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 309
Parallax 319
102% 321 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 305
Splatting 228
106% 245 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SA400S37240G 240GB
66GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 493
Write 463
Mixed 455
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 9.17
110% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 97
DQ Mixed 8.86
23% 45.3 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
422GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 176
Mixed 158
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.32
109% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2133 C13 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
69.1% Good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 25.1
MC Mixed 20.4
68% 24 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 23
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 80%
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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 1,982 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $1,153
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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