MSI Z270 CAMO SQUAD (MS-7A68)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics99.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A68
MotherboardMSI Z270 CAMO SQUAD (MS-7A68)  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateNov 20 '19 at 20:06
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
1-Core 144
2-Core 277
100% 211 Pts
4-Core 486
8-Core 652
74% 569 Pts
64-Core 664
44% 664 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-XT-$407
ASRock(1849 5101) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
99.5% Outstanding
Lighting 365
Reflection 264
Parallax 793
96% 474 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 371
Splatting 340
100% 317 fps
Poor: 99%
This bench: 99.5%
Great: 113%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 250GB
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 493
Write 464
Mixed 398
101% 451 MB/s
4K Read 42.2
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 60.8
210% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 356
269% 360 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 120%
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$100
0GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 439
Write 475
Mixed 364
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 61.3
215% 78.9 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 335
258% 353 MB/s
Poor: 66% Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
261GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 131 120 121 126 125 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Read 134
Write 130
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 124
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.9
200% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2724 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
81.7% Excellent
MC Read 32.2
MC Write 30.1
MC Mixed 23.9
82% 28.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.3
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 25.3
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 96%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 CAMO SQUAD (MS-7A68) Builds (Compare 197 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 CAMO SQUAD (MS-7A68)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,067
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