MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 87.1%, 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 Drive106% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '19 at 15:36
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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-$362
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
87.1% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 284
94% 204 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 691
76% 588 Pts
64-Core 687
46% 687 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 87.1%
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)
108% Outstanding
Lighting 408
Reflection 386
Parallax 412
107% 402 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 408
Splatting 252
109% 301 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 115%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 SATA M.2 250GB-$90
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 385 422 373 303 305 296 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 453
Write 427
Mixed 370
SusWrite 347
90% 399 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 46.3
162% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 255
220% 324 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 106%
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 (91st percentile)
119% Outstanding
MC Read 44.3
MC Write 48.8
MC Mixed 32.6
120% 41.9 GB/s
SC Read 24.5
SC Write 51.8
SC Mixed 35.8
107% 37.4 GB/s
Latency 45.9
87% 45.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 119%
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 5,080 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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: $902
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