MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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 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 93.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics34.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive68.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170711
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:11
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU1%

 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 i7-6700K-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 440
QC Float 472
QC Mixed 472
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 620
MC Float 703
MC Mixed 669
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$129
Nvidia(10DE 11C0) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Lighting 107
Reflection 68.2
Parallax 103
33% 92.6 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 98.9
Splatting 74.9
36% 84.5 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$65
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 481
Write 247
Mixed 261
72% 330 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 47.3
4K Mixed 11.1
85% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 288
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 28.9
72% 154 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 169
Mixed 159
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.22
87% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
83.9% Excellent
MC Read 30.6
MC Write 32
MC Mixed 26.2
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 33.6
SC Mixed 25.8
74% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 83.9%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 2,404 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $875
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