MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 82.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics75.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.9% 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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime13.9 Days
Run DateJul 16 '19 at 02:56
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$307
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
82.8% Excellent
1-Core 135
2-Core 266
94% 200 Pts
4-Core 463
8-Core 688
74% 575 Pts
64-Core 665
45% 665 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.4% Very good
Lighting 292
Reflection 279
Parallax 294
76% 288 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 286
Splatting 214
75% 234 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$83
191GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
SusWrite @10s intervals: 447 446 295 256 255 257 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
99.9% Outstanding
Read 414
Write 473
Mixed 386
SusWrite 326
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 27.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 42.1
157% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 351
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 321
245% 332 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 99.9%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
808GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 166 165 167 168 165 167 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 135
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 166
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL16-16-16 D4-2400 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
64.7% Good
MC Read 24.6
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.8
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 21.8
SC Mixed 22.6
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 65.1
61% 65.1 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 5,803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,004
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