MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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 Drive197% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory10.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 07 '20 at 13:56
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Memory 92.7
1-Core 135
2-Core 271
94% 166 Pts
4-Core 482
8-Core 704
77% 593 Pts
64-Core 712
48% 712 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Lighting 389
Reflection 387
Parallax 405
102% 393 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 406
Splatting 256
108% 302 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 107%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 660p NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$73
269GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 002C Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 600 764 918 406 75 59 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
197% Outstanding
Read 1,338
Write 922
Mixed 874
SusWrite 470
201% 901 MB/s
4K Read 60.3
4K Write 177
4K Mixed 78
285% 105 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 868
DQ Mixed 219
276% 472 MB/s
Poor: 102%
This bench: 197%
Great: 209%
Sandisk SD8SBBU480G1122 480GB
220GB free
Firmware: Z3106000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 90 141 63 90 79 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 389
Write 241
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 103
41% 187 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 69
4K Mixed 0.2
56% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 0.2
55% 130 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 68%
Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB-$47
72GB free
Firmware: GKAOA70M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 47 46 46 47 47 47 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
31.7% Below average
Read 63.3
Write 67.8
Mixed 36.5
SusWrite 46.8
39% 53.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 47%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
773GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 176 178 177 178 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 146
Mixed 80.3
SusWrite 176
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 102%
Great: 114%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: D781
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 171 178 180 180 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 132
Write 154
Mixed 91
SusWrite 174
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 4
4K Mixed 0.7
339% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 88%
Great: 102%
Seagate FreeAgent XTreme 1TB
874GB free, PID 3101
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 41 43 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Read 31.8
Write 12.7
Mixed 22.8
SusWrite 41.4
36% 27.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
88% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
72.3% Very good
MC Read 27.3
MC Write 27.4
MC Mixed 20.7
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 27.8
SC Mixed 23.3
66% 22.9 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 102%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72) Builds (Compare 5,723 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 77%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $919
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