MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics132% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170331
Uptime8 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 09:35
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$390
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 139
110% 138 Pts
QC Int 445
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 458
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 660
MC Float 757
MC Mixed 723
107% 713 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Lighting 426
Reflection 387
Parallax 416
131% 410 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 415
Splatting 254
133% 304 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 132%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
111GB free
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 116 88 115 112 111 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 146
Write 144
Mixed 156
SusWrite 111
31% 139 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 34.2
146% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 183
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 144
111% 153 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 61%
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$68
179GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 418 345 401 397 391 401 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 449
Mixed 242
SusWrite 392
88% 395 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 43.6
174% 65.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 206
196% 307 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$80
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 116 72 106 110 137 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 132
Write 80.2
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 108
60% 84 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.2
56% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$126
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.2
MC Write 37.9
MC Mixed 27.6
97% 33.9 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 30.4
86% 30 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 110%
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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 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 4,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,003
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HDDRAMUSB
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