MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics37.6% 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)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180704
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 01 '20 at 04:03
Run Duration60 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 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 i5-6600-$197
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Memory 90.8
1-Core 102
2-Core 218
80% 137 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 434
60% 438 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380X-$246
CLim: 1002 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
37.6% Below average
Lighting 150
Reflection 132
Parallax 185
40% 156 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 135
Splatting 88.8
38% 110 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 42%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT4G4DFS8213.C8FBD2 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
70.5% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 21.3
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 21
SC Mixed 21.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 66.1
61% 66.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 81%

 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 1,437 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $947
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