MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '20 at 12:41
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (95th percentile)
95.6% Outstanding
Memory 97.1
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 542
8-Core 545
74% 544 Pts
64-Core 543
36% 543 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 95.6%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
22GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,991
Write 1,360
Mixed 498
281% 1,283 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 50.6
232% 93.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,031
DQ Write 991
DQ Mixed 670
597% 897 MB/s
Poor: 145% Great: 235%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$44
198GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 69 71 69 70 70 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
48.7% Average
Read 100
Write 104
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 69.7
64% 86 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.6
116% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 58%
Seagate BUP BL 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 0304
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 129 132 131 129 131 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
70.1% Very good
Read 114
Write 111
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 130
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.7
183% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 70.1%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$76
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 43.3
MC Mixed 30.6
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.8
SC Write 43.8
SC Mixed 32.1
94% 32.9 GB/s
Latency 49.8
80% 49.8 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 107%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 7,958 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59) - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,090
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $46
Intel Core i5-9400F $155Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $365Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $76SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $75SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
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