MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 87%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics12.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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-7A75
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170214
Uptime9.3 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:29
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-7600K-$225
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
87% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 398
QC Mixed 424
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 484
MC Float 518
MC Mixed 502
75% 501 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Asus(1043 83BE) 1GB
CLim: 910 MHz, MLim: 1026 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Lighting 32.5
Reflection 34.1
Parallax 29.6
10% 32.1 fps
MRender 32
Gravity 34.4
Splatting 34.6
14% 33.7 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 148
Write 151
Mixed 155
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.11
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.13
42% 0.49 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
MC Read 28.7
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 27.7
84% 29.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 23.3
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 88%
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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 PLUS (MS-7A75) Builds (Compare 1,915 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $843
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