MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '18 at 22:00
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$249
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 125
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 519
QC Mixed 483
110% 484 Pts
MC Int 463
MC Float 524
MC Mixed 474
73% 487 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
PowerColor(148C 2343) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
67.5% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 160
Parallax 264
69% 209 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 166
Splatting 180
66% 158 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67.5%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 1TB-$140
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61130WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 397 454 441 469 468 469 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
Read 396
Write 333
Mixed 323
SusWrite 450
85% 375 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 59
4K Mixed 36.9
125% 42.2 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 265
205% 278 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 120%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
390GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 166 169 169 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.9% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 163
Mixed 110
SusWrite 168
113% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 97.9%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
420GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 172 169 173 173 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 167
Mixed 96.8
SusWrite 172
112% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.1
221% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 108%
Hitachi HDT725032VLA380 320GB-$36
285GB free
Firmware: V54OA52A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 64 63 64 64 64 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
38.7% Below average
Read 70.8
Write 62.7
Mixed 42.8
SusWrite 63.7
44% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$140
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
79.7% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 26.1
81% 28.2 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 128%
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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 3,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $132

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,032
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