MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 103%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics117% 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 Drive117% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171116
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:11
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$335
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 455
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 472
104% 458 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 754
MC Mixed 747
109% 730 Pts
Poor: 79%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$418
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Lighting 380
Reflection 346
Parallax 378
117% 368 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 363
Splatting 235
117% 267 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 117%
Great: 128%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
174GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 387 315 312 314 313 302 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 472
Mixed 401
SusWrite 324
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 46.1
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 62.1
219% 80.2 MB/s
DQ Read 48.2
DQ Write 339
DQ Mixed 66.6
89% 151 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
124GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 129 130 130 128 130 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 115
Write 127
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 130
72% 99.5 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 1.9
349% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$134
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78.8% Very good
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 31.2
MC Mixed 22.3
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 89%
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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 2,698 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: $892
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