MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 44.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics92.7% 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 Drive91.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161026
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 08 '18 at 23:42
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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 i5-7500-$198
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
44.6% Average
SC Int 70.3
SC Float 77.1
SC Mixed 74.9
59% 74.1 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 206
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 234
MC Float 256
MC Mixed 249
37% 247 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Asus(1043 859F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.81
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Lighting 249
Reflection 284
Parallax 298
82% 277 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 284
Splatting 215
100% 233 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$170
151GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 176 199 160 158 146 152 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
Read 481
Write 186
Mixed 227
SusWrite 165
58% 265 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40.6
163% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 362
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 308
223% 292 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.9% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 27.3
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.9%
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 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 2,704 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 99% - Outstanding Total price: $810
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HDDRAMUSB
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