MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% 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 Drive99.4% 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 21:55
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 151
SC Mixed 151
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 494
QC Float 513
QC Mixed 512
115% 506 Pts
MC Int 750
MC Float 844
MC Mixed 813
120% 802 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$478
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2164 MHz, MLim: 2642 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 408
Parallax 426
132% 420 fps
MRender 251
Gravity 406
Splatting 267
134% 308 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 133%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$301
290GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 340
Mixed 358
89% 404 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 80.8
4K Mixed 29.8
150% 52.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 96
129% 237 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 127%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
111GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 525
Write 435
Mixed 469
106% 476 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 40.1
159% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 277
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 74
113% 214 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 109%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$196
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 32.8
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 44.7
SC Mixed 33
97% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 49.6
81% 49.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
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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 618 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,360
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