MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 64%
Desktop 72%
Workstation 51%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. 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 75.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive94.6% 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 (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMay 02 '19 at 05:54
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th 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-$334
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
75.4% Very good
1-Core 119
2-Core 227
82% 173 Pts
4-Core 400
8-Core 565
62% 482 Pts
64-Core 660
44% 660 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$359
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 45.9
Reflection 232
Parallax 264
12% 180 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 258
Splatting 202
70% 213 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
388GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 344 398 422 417 321 289 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 415
Mixed 328
SusWrite 365
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 64
4K Mixed 41
122% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 310
DQ Mixed 317
244% 334 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 126%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB
12GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.4 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
7.32% Terrible
Read 25.8
Write 5
Mixed 4.7
SusWrite 4.3
10% 9.95 MB/s
4K Read 8.6
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.4
52% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 7.32%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
56.8% Above average
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 20.8
MC Mixed 18.4
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.8
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 99.7
40% 99.7 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 104%
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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 (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,827 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 76%
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 59%

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $831
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