MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 98.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 11:46
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 above expectations (67th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 449
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 489
107% 472 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 766
MC Mixed 725
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 456
Reflection 393
Parallax 415
136% 421 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 429
Splatting 255
136% 310 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
794GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 153 158 159 164 164 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 128
Write 164
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 158
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.8
344% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D26BFSC.16FBD2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
86.6% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 33.3
MC Mixed 27.2
87% 30.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 35.2
SC Mixed 26.4
77% 27 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 863 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $1,045
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