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 (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 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 107%, 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 Drive98.2% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A58
MotherboardMSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateDec 21 '17 at 08:04
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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-$318
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 149
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 521
QC Mixed 524
115% 509 Pts
MC Int 707
MC Float 829
MC Mixed 793
116% 776 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2632 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 442
Reflection 424
Parallax 432
136% 433 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 428
Splatting 260
134% 306 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$249
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 (98th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 349
Mixed 356
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 44
4K Write 80.2
4K Mixed 29.3
147% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 96.1
126% 230 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 97%
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 (97th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 432
Mixed 471
106% 474 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 40
158% 61.3 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 287
DQ Mixed 73.8
112% 211 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$220
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 32
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 30.7
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 50.7
79% 50.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
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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 432 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $1,522
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