MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics139% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory11 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 13:04
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$299
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 130
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 407
QC Float 463
QC Mixed 432
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 563
MC Float 689
MC Mixed 594
92% 615 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$467
MSI(1462 3367) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2503 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Lighting 453
Reflection 399
Parallax 463
141% 438 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 428
Splatting 260
137% 312 fps
Poor: 67%
This bench: 139%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$49
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK10D7 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 501
Write 335
Mixed 346
87% 394 MB/s
4K Read 34.3
4K Write 61.6
4K Mixed 8.64
96% 34.8 MB/s
DQ Read 36.2
DQ Write 186
DQ Mixed 2.23
34% 74.9 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 87%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 185
Mixed 166
133% 177 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 104%
Great: 106%
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 (74th percentile)
78% Very good
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 29.4
MC Mixed 22.7
78% 27.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 28.3
SC Mixed 25.5
69% 24.1 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78%
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 2,517 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: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $861
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