MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive99.4% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A58
MotherboardMSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 23 '17 at 21:41
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 above expectations (70th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 151
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 484
QC Float 527
QC Mixed 477
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 745
MC Float 828
MC Mixed 808
119% 794 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2642 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 60% Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$249
290GB 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)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 347
Mixed 357
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 80.6
4K Mixed 29.9
150% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 372
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 98.6
130% 238 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 99.4%
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 (98th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 433
Mixed 470
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 40.6
159% 61.4 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 73.3
113% 214 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
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 way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 38.2
MC Write 41.5
MC Mixed 32.4
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 34.2
99% 34.8 GB/s
Latency 50.1
80% 50.1 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 107%
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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HDDRAMUSB
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