MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 86.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% 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 Drive108% 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.
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 20:23
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 as expected (54th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
1-Core 136
2-Core 253
92% 194 Pts
4-Core 460
8-Core 752
77% 606 Pts
64-Core 759
51% 759 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 393
Parallax 414
107% 405 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 410
Splatting 253
109% 302 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 109%
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: 398 415 462 469 162 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 470
Write 470
Mixed 384
SusWrite 348
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 47
169% 64 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 256
220% 324 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
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 way above expectations (92nd percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 44.1
MC Write 48.8
MC Mixed 32.6
120% 41.8 GB/s
SC Read 22.4
SC Write 51.4
SC Mixed 35.9
104% 36.6 GB/s
Latency 45.5
88% 45.5 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 118%
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 4,673 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: 60% - Above average Total price: $918
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