MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 90.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics22.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive223% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 29 '18 at 22:35
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
SC Int 122
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 127
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 445
QC Mixed 440
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 800
MC Mixed 695
106% 712 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.94
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (60 fps cap detected)
22.3% Poor
Lighting 59.5
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 59.8
18% 59.7 fps
MRender 59.8
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.8
25% 59.8 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 22.3%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$140
329GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 917 658 659 585 586 584 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
223% Outstanding
Read 1889
Write 1,763
Mixed 684
SusWrite 665
278% 1,250 MB/s
4K Read 41.7
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 56.2
205% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,020
DQ Write 974
DQ Mixed 875
691% 957 MB/s
Poor: 160%
This bench: 223%
Great: 262%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 273GB
247GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 472 479 175 152 157 157 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 478
Mixed 405
SusWrite 265
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 41.7
157% 61.5 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 327
DQ Mixed 262
200% 265 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 95%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$45
111GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 89 97 97 99 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
64.5% Good
Read 258
Write 126
Mixed 186
SusWrite 96.6
37% 167 MB/s
4K Read 29
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 33.1
144% 56.8 MB/s
DQ Read 92.7
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 94.6
75% 104 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 73%
Verbatim 8GB
7GB free, PID 0302
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 9.8 10 10 9.7 10 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
5.07% Terrible
Read 14
Write 6.7
Mixed 3.8
SusWrite 9.6
10% 8.52 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
15% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.07%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
97% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 38.3
MC Mixed 26.9
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 35.4
SC Mixed 30.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 97%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 3,838 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 104%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $887
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