MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 121%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 112%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 111%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics138% 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.
Boot Drive125% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 23:55
Run Duration238 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 4.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
111% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 156
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 562
QC Float 618
QC Mixed 580
133% 587 Pts
MC Int 546
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 577
86% 576 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 111%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2590 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 406
Parallax 473
139% 438 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 419
Splatting 271
137% 315 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 138%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 311 310 314 292 220 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 488
Mixed 406
SusWrite 304
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 65
225% 81.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 359
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 125%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
908GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 171 170 173 173 174 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 137
Mixed 79.2
SusWrite 172
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 116%
SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro 2GB
1GB free, PID 5406, SanDisk U3 Cruzer Micro
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.3 7.7 7.6 7.6 7.8 7.6 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
6.05% Terrible
Read 19.7
Write 6.5
Mixed 6.7
SusWrite 7.6
12% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 6.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
24% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.05%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 38.7
MC Write 43
MC Mixed 34.5
111% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 45.3
SC Mixed 31.4
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 53.7
75% 53.7 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 109%
Great: 98%
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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 3,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,077
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $319Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $355AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $157SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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