MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 90.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161122
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 02:36
Run Duration340 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$195
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 131
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 451
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 459
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 459
MC Float 496
MC Mixed 468
71% 474 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Gigabyte(1458 3775) ≥ 4GB; Aorus GTX 1060 6Gb
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
71.8% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 196
Parallax 212
69% 212 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 211
Splatting 165
74% 173 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 500GB (2008)-$54
189GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 85.6
Write 78.9
Mixed 75.2
60% 79.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.51
123% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 70%
WD WD5000AAKS-00A7B2 1TB
90GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
69.9% Good
Read 120
Write 124
Mixed 107
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.29
98% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 104%
Corsair Voyager 16GB
10GB free, PID 1ab1
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
6.14% Terrible
Read 22.3
Write 3.93
Mixed 5.31
10% 10.5 MB/s
4K Read 8.54
4K Write 0.009
4K Mixed 0.008
32% 2.85 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.14%
Great: 10%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK8GX4M2A2400C16 Kingston KHX2400C15D4/4G 029E CMK8GX4M2A2400C16 Kingston KHX2400C15D4/4G 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
76% Very good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 31.9
MC Mixed 24.6
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 22.7
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 108%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 73%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $930
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