MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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. 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 86.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive143% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateApr 22 '19 at 22:07
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-6600K-$200
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.2% Excellent
1-Core 145
2-Core 286
102% 215 Pts
4-Core 538
8-Core 543
74% 540 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.2%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2852 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 422
Reflection 406
Parallax 461
111% 430 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 429
Splatting 272
106% 323 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Pc300 NVMe SK hynix 256GB
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20005A00 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 401 402 402 399 402 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Read 1,005
Write 397
Mixed 527
SusWrite 400
129% 582 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 43.4
179% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 683
DQ Write 406
DQ Mixed 489
379% 526 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 143%
Great: 142%
HP S700 500GB-$53
36GB free
Firmware: R0118A1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 237 189 148 37 7.7 13 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
61.3% Good
Read 507
Write 450
Mixed 388
SusWrite 105
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 0.5
116% 54.2 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 8
DQ Mixed 0.5
20% 53.5 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 105%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$52
893GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 184 179 179 179 182 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 193
Write 182
Mixed 21.8
SusWrite 180
104% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 107%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$75
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 38.1
MC Mixed 32.7
98% 34.1 GB/s
SC Read 18.6
SC Write 39.9
SC Mixed 29.7
84% 29.4 GB/s
Latency 57
70% 57 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 88%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 6,098 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,037
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