MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 58.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics106% 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 Drive178% 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.
Very high background CPU (52%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161202
Uptime18.7 Days
Run DateOct 02 '18 at 18:36
Run Duration295 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 52%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
58.6% Above average
SC Int 118
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 104
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 252
60% 267 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 437
MC Mixed 413
62% 417 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 411.70
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Lighting 397
Reflection 370
Parallax 158
96% 308 fps
MRender 182
Gravity 383
Splatting 200
113% 255 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 106%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
109GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 535 294 293 291 288 288 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
178% Outstanding
Read 1,433
Write 1,096
Mixed 469
SusWrite 332
184% 832 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 44.3
169% 64.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1142
DQ Write 1,047
DQ Mixed 836
698% 1,008 MB/s
Poor: 145%
This bench: 178%
Great: 234%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
269GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 32 27 31 29 29 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 116%
Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 32GB-$30
4GB free, PID a833
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 45 45 43 44 44 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Read 101
Write 35
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 44.6
64% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.3
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 2
118% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 27.1
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 25.9
77% 27 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 15.5
42% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 81.7
49% 81.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 2,606 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $800
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HDDRAMUSB
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