MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics79% 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 Drive157% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180124
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 14 '19 at 03:36
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
1-Core 145
2-Core 289
102% 217 Pts
4-Core 569
8-Core 547
77% 558 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$369
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
79% Very good
Lighting 304
Reflection 295
Parallax 305
80% 301 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 289
Splatting 230
79% 242 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 79%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
75GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 132 133 133 134 132 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 422
Write 153
Mixed 193
SusWrite 133
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 40.6
171% 67.5 MB/s
DQ Read 189
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 130
109% 158 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 73%
Patriot Scorch M2 256GB
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM12.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 839 880 684 265 267 266 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
157% Outstanding
Read 765
Write 881
Mixed 784
SusWrite 533
167% 741 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 54.4
203% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 701
DQ Write 717
DQ Mixed 590
476% 669 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 157%
Great: 155%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
103GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 455 459 391 383 412 419 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 455
Mixed 383
SusWrite 420
97% 432 MB/s
4K Read 47.5
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 70.7
240% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 270
215% 303 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x4GB-$38
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.1
MC Write 32.8
MC Mixed 24.6
84% 29.5 GB/s
SC Read 20.3
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.8
75% 26.4 GB/s
Latency 55.9
72% 55.9 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 91%
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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 4,571 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: $874
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