MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 90.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics26.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive93.4% 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.
Memory48GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 48GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory39.3 GB free of 48 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171120
Uptime12.3 Days
Run DateAug 28 '19 at 03:48
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 above expectations (70th percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
1-Core 139
2-Core 272
97% 205 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 690
76% 590 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1533 MHz, MLim: 1772 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Relative performance (0th percentile)
26.4% Poor
Lighting 59.7
Reflection 59.8
Parallax 59.8
16% 59.8 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 59.8
Splatting 59.8
27% 105 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 265 182 168 178 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 408
Write 457
Mixed 313
SusWrite 232
79% 352 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 45.4
170% 66.5 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 180
155% 221 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 104%
Crucial MX100 512GB-$200
121GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 456 457 453 449 458 455 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 423
Write 455
Mixed 316
SusWrite 455
93% 412 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 45.9
172% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 141
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 180
154% 220 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 104%
Synology iSCSI Storage 1TB
969GB free
Firmware: 4.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 94 92 92 93 93 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 102
Write 95.3
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 93
22% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 13.2
4K Mixed 17.6
58% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 100
74% 98.2 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 32%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$80
821GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 109 108 109 109 110 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
66.4% Good
Read 122
Write 114
Mixed 111
SusWrite 109
85% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
202% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 85%
WD Black 2TB (2010)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 119 118 119 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
70.6% Very good
Read 128
Write 119
Mixed 112
SusWrite 118
88% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.9
194% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 029E CMK32GX4M2B3200C16 029E CMK16GX4M2B3200C16 029E CMK32GX4M2B3200C16 48GB
3200, 3200, 3200, 3200 MHz
8192, 16384, 8192, 16384 MB
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 35.6
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 31.5
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 44
SC Mixed 31.9
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 6,906 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $969
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