MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 80.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics103% 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 Drive109% 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 (12%). 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 18:06
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%
Watch Gameplay: 2070S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 (15th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Memory 94.3
1-Core 97.7
2-Core 191
77% 128 Pts
4-Core 363
8-Core 608
61% 486 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
CLim: 2235 MHz, MLim: 3778 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 41.5
Reflection 354
Parallax 423
11% 273 fps
MRender 362
Gravity 369
Splatting 232
108% 321 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 103%
Great: 121%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$45
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 403 432 176 179 59 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 322
Mixed 430
SusWrite 281
84% 376 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 53.5
182% 65.4 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 275
230% 332 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 109%
Great: 123%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
541GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 138 142 141 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 186
Write 142
Mixed 106
SusWrite 140
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
232% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 109%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 125 126 125 125 124 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 128
Write 121
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 125
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.2 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 (93rd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
MC Read 32.1
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 28.8
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 25.2
75% 26.1 GB/s
Latency 58.9
68% 58.9 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 96%
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Desktop
Desktop 96%
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Workstation
Workstation 82%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $1,088
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