MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% 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 Drive167% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 10:44
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 138
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 431
QC Mixed 456
100% 441 Pts
MC Int 697
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 752
112% 746 Pts
Poor: 84%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 289
Parallax 308
101% 311 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 298
Splatting 227
104% 243 fps
Poor: 79%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZVLV512HCJH-000H1 512GB
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: BXV72H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 538 389 178 170 167 160 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
167% Outstanding
Read 1,330
Write 562
Mixed 413
SusWrite 267
141% 643 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 46.8
210% 84.7 MB/s
DQ Read 968
DQ Write 560
DQ Mixed 605
493% 711 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 167%
Great: 188%
SK hynix SC308 SATA 512GB
75GB free
Firmware: 30000P10
SusWrite @10s intervals: 375 228 221 151 115 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 437
Write 428
Mixed 262
SusWrite 210
75% 334 MB/s
4K Read 33.3
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 35.6
159% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 126
152% 268 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 91%
Seagate ST4000LM016-1N2170 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0003
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 122 121 120 123 123 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
65% Good
Read 116
Write 59.5
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 110
65% 88.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 0.8
242% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 65%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 34.5
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 24.6
90% 31.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 34.5
SC Mixed 25.8
77% 26.9 GB/s
Latency 55.1
73% 55.1 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 105%
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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 2,401 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: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $900
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