MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 21%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 16.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics66.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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-7A75
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75)  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170728
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 22:24
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700-$309
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
16.7% Very poor
1-Core 24.4
2-Core 48.6
17% 36.5 Pts
4-Core 97.5
8-Core 129
15% 113 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 16.7%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
66.7% Good
Lighting 156
Reflection 175
Parallax 224
56% 185 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 211
Splatting 165
75% 174 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$17
240GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 96 100 100 101 101 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 99
Write 92.5
Mixed 64.4
SusWrite 97.9
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2133 C14 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
48.2% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 16.5
MC Mixed 20.7
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 8.8
24% 8.37 GB/s
Latency 115
35% 115 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 101%
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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 GAMING PLUS (MS-7A75) Builds (Compare 3,773 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $750
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