MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 89.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics91.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.6% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 11:43
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$355
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
SC Int 128
SC Float 136
SC Mixed 134
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 436
QC Mixed 420
94% 415 Pts
MC Int 646
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 708
106% 707 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$713
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Lighting 144
Reflection 144
Parallax 144
44% 144 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 521
Splatting 144
126% 270 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 177%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS1754D117-820 240GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS111101
SusWrite @10s intervals: 268 267 243 228 178 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 394
Write 268
Mixed 263
SusWrite 219
64% 286 MB/s
4K Read 25.6
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 38.3
142% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 173
155% 234 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 88%
Toshiba X300 5TB-$134
877GB free
Firmware: FP2A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 134 136 138 135 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 182
Mixed 59.7
SusWrite 134
103% 141 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
357% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD2 859B BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
80.9% Excellent
MC Read 29.7
MC Write 31.6
MC Mixed 25.6
83% 29 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 29.1
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 80.9%
Great: 95%
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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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