MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 22:05
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 139
112% 139 Pts
QC Int 497
QC Float 538
QC Mixed 515
117% 517 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 792
MC Mixed 747
111% 741 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$430
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 348
Reflection 301
Parallax 309
103% 320 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 290
Splatting 229
102% 239 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$150
310GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 401
Mixed 416
99% 444 MB/s
4K Read 45
4K Write 91.8
4K Mixed 48.1
178% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 128
148% 257 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
723GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 163
Mixed 150
127% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.41
4K Mixed 0.32
112% 1.16 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
56% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 19.1
MC Mixed 15.5
52% 18.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 18.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56%
Great: 101%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 682 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $993
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HDDRAMUSB
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