MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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.
Graphics113% 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 Drive100% 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)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 31 '17 at 20:40
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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 above expectations (80th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 145
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 149
119% 148 Pts
QC Int 480
QC Float 525
QC Mixed 486
113% 497 Pts
MC Int 745
MC Float 820
MC Mixed 806
118% 791 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$478
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Lighting 355
Reflection 338
Parallax 338
108% 344 fps
MRender 218
Gravity 353
Splatting 240
117% 270 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 113%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$301
292GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 348
Mixed 354
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 30.5
153% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 98.2
127% 231 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 100%
Great: 127%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
77GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 378
Write 394
Mixed 384
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 27.7
4K Write 81.2
4K Mixed 29.2
122% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 195
DQ Mixed 74.4
91% 161 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 85.4%
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 (85th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.9
MC Write 40.7
MC Mixed 32.1
105% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.5
SC Write 43.7
SC Mixed 31.9
93% 32.7 GB/s
Latency 50
80% 50 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
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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