MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics108% 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 Drive113% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '19 at 19:46
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$378
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 249
93% 194 Pts
4-Core 481
8-Core 770
80% 625 Pts
64-Core 749
50% 749 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$445
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 393
Parallax 416
108% 407 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 408
Splatting 252
109% 301 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 406 460 468 468 468 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 467
Mixed 380
SusWrite 447
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 46.4
166% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 255
220% 325 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 113%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4000 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 46.1
MC Mixed 32.4
112% 39.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.2
SC Write 47.8
SC Mixed 35.1
95% 33.4 GB/s
Latency 45.9
87% 45.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 111%
Great: 124%
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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 4,697 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $823
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