MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 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 83.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics68.9% 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 (15th 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-$359
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
SC Int 112
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 406
QC Mixed 400
89% 394 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 660
98% 654 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
68.9% Good
Lighting 45.9
Reflection 232
Parallax 264
39% 180 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 258
Splatting 202
91% 213 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 109%
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 below expectations (23rd 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: 68%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 127%
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 (34th 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-$116
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th 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: 53%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 105%
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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 (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,578 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $858
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HDDRAMUSB
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