MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 80.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics114% 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.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180703
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 23 '19 at 18:15
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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)
80.2% Excellent
Memory 94.1
1-Core 93.8
2-Core 184
75% 124 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 586
60% 472 Pts
64-Core 621
42% 621 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3793 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 474
Reflection 373
Parallax 463
124% 437 fps
MRender 390
Gravity 386
Splatting 244
114% 340 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 114%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$49
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 491
Write 450
Mixed 418
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 49
174% 62.6 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 276
230% 332 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 122%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
541GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 140 138 142 141 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 140
Mixed 98.2
SusWrite 140
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
243% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 108%
Toshiba MQ01ABD100 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: ML6OA800
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 124 125 125 125 125 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 108
Write 124
Mixed 75
SusWrite 124
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
155% 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)
89.2% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 35.3
MC Mixed 28.9
91% 31.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 36.9
SC Mixed 25.9
75% 26.2 GB/s
Latency 59.6
67% 59.6 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 89.2%
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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