MSI Z270 XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM (MS-7A58)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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.
Graphics117% 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 Drive98.9% 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)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170207
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMar 13 '18 at 22:23
Run Duration274 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 147
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 495
QC Float 520
QC Mixed 486
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 742
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 795
118% 790 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 102%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$516
EVGA(3842 6181) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2627 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 299
Reflection 293
Parallax 316
94% 303 fps
MRender 235
Gravity 416
Splatting 267
134% 306 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 117%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
315GB 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)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 350
Mixed 354
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 80
4K Mixed 29.6
149% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 361
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 97.3
126% 230 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 97%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
133GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 521
Write 429
Mixed 470
106% 474 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 40.3
157% 60.8 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 73
112% 212 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 107%
Great: 105%
SMI USB disk 8GB
7GB free, PID null
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
6.03% Terrible
Read 21.7
Write 6.32
Mixed 5.31
11% 11.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.29
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.006
24% 2.1 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.03%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$201
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 38.1
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 32.1
106% 36.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.5
SC Write 43.8
SC Mixed 31.7
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 105%
Great: 109%
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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 600 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 109% - Outstanding Total price: $1,466
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