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 (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 91.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive70.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
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 13:02
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$300
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 143
SC Mixed 139
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 437
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 587
MC Float 674
MC Mixed 607
93% 623 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$48
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 480
Write 312
Mixed 317
82% 369 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 61.2
4K Mixed 8.72
96% 34.9 MB/s
DQ Read 36.1
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 6.9
39% 84 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 87%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$48
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 184
Mixed 174
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.21
94% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
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 (79th percentile)
78.2% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 22.8
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 29.4
SC Mixed 25.8
70% 24.6 GB/s
Latency 58.2
69% 58.2 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 78.2%
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 2,539 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 101% - Outstanding Total price: $865
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