MSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics31.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive119% 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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING PRO (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170627
Uptime25.2 Days
Run DateDec 09 '19 at 05:58
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
88.3% Excellent
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
97% 207 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 660
73% 563 Pts
64-Core 656
44% 656 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Relative performance (0th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Lighting 304
Reflection 281
Parallax 163
80% 249 fps
MRender 68.9
Gravity 111
Splatting 81.8
30% 87.2 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3512G 512GB
166GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X6107000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 380 389 390 384 391 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 501
Write 384
Mixed 275
SusWrite 383
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 41.1
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 54
196% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 297
DQ Mixed 242
207% 305 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 119%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$57
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 149 147 152 151 153 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 155
Write 150
Mixed 94.3
SusWrite 150
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
43.3% Average
MC Read 13.6
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 13.2
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 13.6
SC Write 12.5
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 60
67% 60 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.3%
Great: 88%
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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 1,596 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,067
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