MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics70.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive217% 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.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 04:24
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th 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-$285
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 514
QC Float 608
QC Mixed 537
125% 553 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 848
MC Mixed 755
115% 768 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 108%
Great: 113%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$215
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
70.5% Very good
Lighting 210
Reflection 188
Parallax 222
66% 207 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 202
Splatting 165
74% 172 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 73%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
MSI(1462 7A59) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Lighting 25
Reflection 31.9
Parallax 27.1
8% 28 fps
MRender 26.3
Gravity 22.6
Splatting 38.5
12% 29.1 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$116
57GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,114
Write 1,041
Mixed 1,089
311% 1,415 MB/s
4K Read 56.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 25.4
181% 67 MB/s
DQ Read 450
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 26.5
118% 268 MB/s
Poor: 166%
This bench: 217%
Great: 262%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
696GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3U0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
66.5% Good
Read 120
Write 112
Mixed 108
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.19
75% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2133 C14 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
MC Read 34.7
MC Write 33.9
MC Mixed 24.6
89% 31.1 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 28.7
80% 28.2 GB/s
Latency 52.4
76% 52.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 83%
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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 983 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 69%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $978
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