MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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 Drive99% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A58
MotherboardMSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateDec 21 '17 at 07:56
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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-$290
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 150
120% 149 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 533
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 740
MC Float 835
MC Mixed 789
118% 788 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$538
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2632 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 444
Reflection 421
Parallax 442
137% 436 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 416
Splatting 270
134% 307 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$311
291GB free
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 350
Mixed 355
89% 404 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 29.8
149% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 96
126% 230 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 99%
Great: 96%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$177
111GB 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)
108% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 434
Mixed 466
106% 474 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 40.5
158% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 289
DQ Mixed 74
113% 212 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 108%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$193
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 40.3
MC Mixed 32.4
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 32.3
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 50.6
79% 50.6 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58) Builds (Compare 541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,472
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