MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 101%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 81.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics115% 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 Drive103% 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 (18%). 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)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 23 '19 at 18:03
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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)
81.1% Excellent
Memory 94.5
1-Core 99.8
2-Core 191
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 639
63% 503 Pts
64-Core 619
42% 619 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3775 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 459
Reflection 380
Parallax 466
120% 435 fps
MRender 388
Gravity 391
Splatting 247
115% 342 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 115%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$49
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 435 420 130 171 170 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 419
Mixed 412
SusWrite 285
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 89.6
4K Mixed 48
165% 58.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 252
206% 296 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 103%
Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
541GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 140 142 141 142 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 148
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 141
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 108%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 124 125 125 125 128 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 128
Write 122
Mixed 70
SusWrite 125
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 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 (96th percentile)
94.2% Outstanding
MC Read 34
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 29.9
96% 33.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 26.3
78% 27.4 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 94.2%
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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