MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (96th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 4 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics177% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle 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.
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 20:24
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (96th 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 (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
124% 154 Pts
QC Int 535
QC Float 613
QC Mixed 528
126% 559 Pts
MC Int 769
MC Float 872
MC Mixed 836
124% 826 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$730
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2782 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 586
Reflection 545
Parallax 647
188% 592 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 566
Splatting 293
168% 379 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 177%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Optane+932GBHDD 1TB
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 16.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 260 268 269 185 172 13 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 95 96 95 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 100
Write 83.5
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 96
63% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 56.4%
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 37.4
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 31.5
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.4
SC Write 46.6
SC Mixed 31.3
96% 33.8 GB/s
Latency 52.9
76% 52.9 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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