MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory9.8 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 20:18
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Memory 94.6
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 189
76% 126 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 593
60% 476 Pts
64-Core 613
41% 613 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3538 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Lighting 450
Reflection 361
Parallax 449
118% 420 fps
MRender 368
Gravity 378
Splatting 239
111% 329 fps
Poor: 101%
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: 427 436 333 177 40 56 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 409
Mixed 438
SusWrite 245
89% 398 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.3
178% 64.2 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 273
229% 332 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 107%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
541GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 141 141 140 142 141 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 145
Mixed 103
SusWrite 141
105% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
229% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93%
Great: 108%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 126 128 128 129 129 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 128
Write 131
Mixed 70
SusWrite 128
84% 114 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 (95th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
MC Read 31.5
MC Write 37
MC Mixed 29.5
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 37.5
SC Mixed 25.6
75% 26.3 GB/s
Latency 58.3
69% 58.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 92%
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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 1,093 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 111%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,094
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