MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive38.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A75
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 19:22
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 88.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 272
93% 165 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 617
73% 555 Pts
64-Core 639
43% 639 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
101% Outstanding
Lighting 376
Reflection 361
Parallax 388
99% 375 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 380
Splatting 242
102% 286 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$40
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z32070RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 64 58 55 41 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 384
Write 292
Mixed 19
SusWrite 58.5
41% 189 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 0.1
61% 31.9 MB/s
DQ Read 158
DQ Write 2.7
DQ Mixed 0.1
20% 53.5 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 86%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$136
133GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 347 403 326 272 253 241 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
126% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 489
Mixed 466
SusWrite 307
100% 443 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 66.5
225% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 362
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 126%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
843GB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 190 193 195 194 194 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 124
Mixed 87
SusWrite 192
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
834GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 190 207 208 198 193 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 151
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 198
113% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Aegis DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$54
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
64.3% Good
MC Read 23.8
MC Write 24.6
MC Mixed 19.3
64% 22.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 25.7
SC Mixed 15.1
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75) Builds (Compare 1,107 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $800
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