MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive68.8% 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)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:00
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 131
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 141
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 410
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 666
MC Mixed 599
90% 604 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$60
115GB free
Firmware: SBFK10D7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 375
Write 295
Mixed 322
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 34.6
4K Write 62.2
4K Mixed 7.13
94% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 223
DQ Mixed 3.44
61% 145 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 70%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 178
Mixed 176
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.22
79% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR4 2400 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77.6% Very good
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 22.7
77% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 24.6
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 58.7
68% 58.7 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.6%
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 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 2,284 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $880
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