MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 85%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 87.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics88.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161201
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 22:35
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th 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 way below expectations (13th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 129
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 416
93% 410 Pts
MC Int 608
MC Float 689
MC Mixed 663
98% 653 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Lighting 291
Reflection 238
Parallax 285
89% 271 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 250
Splatting 193
88% 206 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$139
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 83 108 95 95 90 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 288
Write 197
Mixed 243
SusWrite 96.1
46% 206 MB/s
4K Read 26.5
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 36.5
144% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 180
131% 169 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
745GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 161 162 163 162 162 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 123
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 162
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
138% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2133 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
60.3% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 19
60% 21.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.3%
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 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 3,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
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: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,063
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $164Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $290Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $121
Intel Core i5-8600K $235AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $166SanDisk Extreme 64GB $44
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $951SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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