MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics111% 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 Drive107% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory9.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 22 '19 at 20:15
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
65.6% Good
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 191
69% 145 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 575
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 609
41% 609 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$505
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3600 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 435
Reflection 362
Parallax 453
114% 417 fps
MRender 374
Gravity 380
Splatting 238
112% 331 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 111%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$49
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 433 293 251 115 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 446
Mixed 433
SusWrite 271
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 38.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 53.2
183% 65.8 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 236
202% 300 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 107%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
541GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 139 138 140 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 152
Write 154
Mixed 84
SusWrite 139
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 108%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 129 129 128 129 129 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 128
Write 128
Mixed 73
SusWrite 128
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 38% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G4D240FSB.16FBD 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 29.8
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 33.5
SC Mixed 26.9
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 93%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 1,025 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,064
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