MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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 Drive93.5% 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 (85%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161202
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateApr 06 '19 at 11:29
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 85%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$340
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
70.5% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 246
86% 184 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 696
68% 542 Pts
64-Core 686
46% 686 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
EVGA(3842 6687) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 460
Reflection 417
Parallax 480
120% 452 fps
MRender 262
Gravity 446
Splatting 270
108% 326 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 115%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$120
86GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 440 209 146 143 139 142 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 469
Mixed 404
SusWrite 203
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 29.1
4K Write 125
4K Mixed 43.1
166% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 302
219% 282 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 94%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$310
112GB free
Firmware: M0CR031
SusWrite @10s intervals: 475 486 270 250 239 251 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 417
Write 488
Mixed 389
SusWrite 329
92% 406 MB/s
4K Read 28.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 43.1
168% 67.8 MB/s
DQ Read 344
DQ Write 316
DQ Mixed 330
248% 330 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 103%
Great: 100%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
213GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 114 115 115 116 115 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 92.5
Write 94.3
Mixed 61
SusWrite 115
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 110%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$38
698GB free
Firmware: 1AA01112
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 88 88 86 88 88 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 89.5
Write 45
Mixed 57.2
SusWrite 88
52% 69.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
189% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 60%
WD Elements 2TB
137GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 36 37 36 36 37 36 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
18.8% Very poor
Read 35.5
Write 34.2
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 36.3
45% 33.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
85% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
92.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 36.5
MC Mixed 26.5
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 30.6
SC Mixed 28
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 92.6%
Great: 106%
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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 4,396 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $840
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $70SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $14
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