MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics133% 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$350
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
69.8% Good
SC Int 110
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 106
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 354
QC Mixed 311
73% 322 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 670
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$460
MSI(1462 3369) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2527 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.7
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 431
Reflection 398
Parallax 449
135% 426 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 403
Splatting 254
132% 301 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 133%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$136
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 988
Write 781
Mixed 451
164% 740 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 99.3
4K Mixed 27.9
117% 48.7 MB/s
DQ Read 40.2
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 41.8
50% 82.2 MB/s
Poor: 161% Great: 257%
Seagate ST4000DM006-2G5107 4TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: DN02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 208 209 208 213 205 214 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 184
Mixed 100
SusWrite 210
127% 173 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 4.5
4K Mixed 1.3
278% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 117%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$146
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
63.2% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 20.2
67% 23.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 15.9
SC Mixed 15.7
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 104%
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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 (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,204 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 (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $887
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