MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics18.5% 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 Drive79.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateDec 09 '19 at 21:22
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 32%
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 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Memory 91.5
1-Core 119
2-Core 219
84% 143 Pts
4-Core 372
8-Core 631
63% 502 Pts
64-Core 677
45% 677 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
18.5% Very poor
Lighting 24.2
Reflection 91.3
Parallax 23.1
20% 46.2 fps
MRender 19.7
Gravity 21.6
Splatting 24.7
17% 22 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 18.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$51
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 279 253 221 214 209 207 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
79.9% Very good
Read 441
Write 307
Mixed 275
SusWrite 230
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 72.9
4K Mixed 28.4
109% 41.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 237
204% 303 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$17
409GB free
Firmware: JC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 113 114 115 115 115 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 68.5
SusWrite 114
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB PRO DDR4 3200 C15 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
70.8% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 24.2
74% 26.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 19.2
SC Mixed 17.1
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 101%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 74%
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Desktop
Desktop 92%
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Workstation
Workstation 63%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $986
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