MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 83.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics104% 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)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '19 at 19:39
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
1-Core 138
2-Core 232
90% 185 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 756
75% 595 Pts
64-Core 691
46% 691 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 387
Parallax 412
107% 404 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 407
Splatting 252
100% 300 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 430 458 464 458 463 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 457
Write 462
Mixed 384
SusWrite 446
99% 437 MB/s
4K Read 31.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 46.6
163% 61.1 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 256
220% 325 MB/s
Poor: 74%
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 @ 4000 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 40.9
MC Write 46.7
MC Mixed 32.5
114% 40 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 40.5
SC Mixed 27.5
87% 30.4 GB/s
Latency 54.9
73% 54.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 110%
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 4,533 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $862
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