MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics111% 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 Drive112% 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-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170711
Uptime3 Days
Run DateMay 10 '19 at 19:20
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
79.3% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 251
90% 190 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 663
68% 534 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79.3%
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 way above expectations (86th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 430
Reflection 395
Parallax 459
113% 428 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 420
Splatting 258
112% 307 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 111%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
154GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 419 459 466 464 465 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 454
Write 462
Mixed 358
SusWrite 448
97% 431 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 46.2
164% 61.8 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 254
219% 323 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 112%
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 @ 3200 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 26.5
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 37.8
SC Mixed 29.9
85% 29.8 GB/s
Latency 51.8
77% 51.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 94.6%
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 4,690 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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