MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 166%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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. 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 96.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
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 Drive374% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 05 '19 at 20:46
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-7600K-$251
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
96.9% Outstanding
1-Core 143
2-Core 286
101% 214 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 554
76% 555 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 394
Reflection 378
Parallax 437
104% 403 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 390
Splatting 241
104% 288 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 103%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$148
916GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SS0411B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1365 1438 1996 1843 1874 1876 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
374% Outstanding
Read 2,597
Write 1,919
Mixed 135
SusWrite 1732
354% 1,596 MB/s
4K Read 65.8
4K Write 210
4K Mixed 98
336% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,303
DQ Write 1,421
DQ Mixed 585
655% 1,103 MB/s
Poor: 196%
This bench: 374%
Great: 388%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$59
1TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 189 191 191 193 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 128
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 190
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
150% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.3
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 28.9
102% 35.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.7
SC Write 41.1
SC Mixed 30.1
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 49
82% 49 ns
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
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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 PRO (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 1,547 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $1,034
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