MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 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 77.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics126% 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 Drive77.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory20.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161215
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateSep 15 '20 at 09:35
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User QAT-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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 (8th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Memory 84.1
1-Core 125
2-Core 223
84% 144 Pts
4-Core 388
8-Core 500
58% 444 Pts
64-Core 565
38% 565 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 374C) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (17th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
126% Outstanding
Lighting 464
Reflection 462
Parallax 554
122% 493 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 486
Splatting 262
126% 331 fps
Poor: 120%
This bench: 126%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 110 107 98 93 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 444
Write 191
Mixed 240
SusWrite 106
54% 245 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 33.8
130% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 375
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 250
200% 284 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 132%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$85
109GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 99 101 101 102 101 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 144
Write 125
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 101
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x16GB-$102
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 25.8
MC Write 25.9
MC Mixed 24
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 20.8
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 73.3
54% 73.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 86%

 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 1,928 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $984
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