MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 77.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics105% 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 Drive7.87% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJul 30 '20 at 21:58
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%
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 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 way below expectations (7th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Memory 79
1-Core 131
2-Core 243
86% 151 Pts
4-Core 416
8-Core 569
64% 492 Pts
64-Core 629
42% 629 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
EVGA(3842 6282) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (60th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
105% Outstanding
Lighting 387
Reflection 378
Parallax 408
102% 391 fps
MRender 243
Gravity 395
Splatting 254
106% 297 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 105%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU760 256GB
43GB free (System drive)
Firmware: XA004R05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.4 8.9 16 7.8 9.1 21 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
7.87% Terrible
Read 120
Write 11.7
Mixed 19.4
SusWrite 11.8
9% 40.7 MB/s
4K Read 5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.6
8% 2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 7.87%
Great: 112%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 1TB
427GB free
Firmware: 2BA30001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 84 83 83 83 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 82
Write 57.5
Mixed 48.4
SusWrite 83.2
50% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
145% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2666 C16 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.1% Above average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 18
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 18
46% 16.2 GB/s
Latency 82.4
48% 82.4 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 95%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Z270 SLI (MS-7A59) Builds (Compare 496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

Motherboard: MSI Z270 SLI (MS-7A59)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $943
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