MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics68.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive30.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (37%). 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)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:22
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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 i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.3% Good
SC Int 86
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 86.6
75% 93.4 Pts
QC Int 344
QC Float 355
QC Mixed 317
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 371
MC Mixed 372
55% 365 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 215
Reflection 190
Parallax 203
65% 202 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 203
Splatting 161
72% 167 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 120 GB 120GB
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 47 62 70 72 70 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
30.8% Below average
Read 302
Write 78.5
Mixed 95
SusWrite 57.6
29% 133 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 23.3
4K Mixed 9.2
41% 14.6 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 10.2
DQ Mixed 41.4
35% 55.1 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.8%
Great: 50%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
364GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 91 114 130 133 132 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 113
Write 138
Mixed 81
SusWrite 121
83% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 1x8GB-$70
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
27.4% Poor
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 8.4
MC Mixed 6.7
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 7.1
SC Mixed 9
23% 8.13 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 48%
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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 3,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,072
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