MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 130%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 115%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% 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.
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 (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 20:17
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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-$275
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
115% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 154
SC Mixed 153
121% 152 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 613
QC Mixed 580
130% 576 Pts
MC Int 775
MC Float 880
MC Mixed 835
124% 830 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 115%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 551
Reflection 534
Parallax 629
179% 571 fps
MRender 274
Gravity 539
Splatting 287
163% 367 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 170%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 255 202 97 84 71 27 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 38% Great: 61%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$20
449GB free
Firmware: 01.00A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 97 97 96 96 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 94.2
Write 91.5
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 96.6
65% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.7
119% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$212
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.7
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 31.7
105% 36.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 47
SC Mixed 31.1
96% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 104%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 3,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 91% - Outstanding Total price: $1,063
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