MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics107% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:55
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-6700-$320
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
72% Very good
SC Int 92.2
SC Float 89.5
SC Mixed 103
76% 95 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 343
QC Mixed 342
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 605
90% 600 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$344
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 345
Reflection 303
Parallax 334
106% 327 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 307
Splatting 240
108% 251 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 107%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 257
Write 146
Mixed 184
43% 195 MB/s
4K Read 32.8
4K Write 94.7
4K Mixed 39
150% 55.5 MB/s
DQ Read 116
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 110
89% 124 MB/s
Poor: 32% Great: 72%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$19
54GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 83 85 86 85 86 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
43.5% Average
Read 66.7
Write 61
Mixed 42.5
SusWrite 84.5
47% 63.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 61%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB-$23
77GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 126 126 127 126 125 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
71.5% Very good
Read 125
Write 125
Mixed 66.7
SusWrite 125
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
88.9% Excellent
MC Read 34.2
MC Write 35
MC Mixed 25.6
90% 31.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 32.8
SC Mixed 27.1
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 57.1
70% 57.1 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 108%
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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 3,747 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $118

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,035
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