MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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 Drive111% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 04:34
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i5-7600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 118
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 120
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 398
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 423
95% 421 Pts
MC Int 453
MC Float 478
MC Mixed 464
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 344
Reflection 315
Parallax 328
105% 329 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 309
Splatting 240
108% 252 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
37GB 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 (91st percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 374
Mixed 381
94% 421 MB/s
4K Read 45.1
4K Write 91.7
4K Mixed 46.1
176% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 350
DQ Write 266
DQ Mixed 116
139% 244 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 111%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 2.5" 1TB (2004)-$60
212GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 71.3
Write 86.3
Mixed 61.8
55% 73.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.22
76% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSE.16FD2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
48.4% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 17.5
MC Mixed 14.9
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 14.8
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 78.6
51% 78.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 53%
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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 980 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,020
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