MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 94.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics82.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 days ago, 5 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 19:46
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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 below expectations (28th percentile)
94.3% Outstanding
SC Int 135
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
111% 138 Pts
QC Int 422
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 452
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 668
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 711
107% 715 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 94.3%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
82.7% Excellent
Lighting 286
Reflection 233
Parallax 257
85% 258 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 222
Splatting 192
81% 190 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 82.7%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
107GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 416
Mixed 422
100% 451 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 45.3
166% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 369
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 121
132% 225 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$124
557GB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 93.6
Write 90.3
Mixed 77.3
65% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 0.83
4K Mixed 0.39
86% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 75%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
324GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 141
Write 121
Mixed 116
95% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.16
89% 1.08 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$196
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
89.3% Excellent
MC Read 34.4
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 26.2
89% 31.3 GB/s
SC Read 20.6
SC Write 33
SC Mixed 28.3
78% 27.3 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 103%
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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 PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 2,890 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,137
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $447Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $80
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $170Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $310Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $137
Intel Core i7-7700K $290AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $190SanDisk Extreme 64GB $70
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $957SanDisk Extreme 32GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $204SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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