MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 84.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics33.3% 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)
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170711
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 17:41
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 33%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$247
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Memory 91.3
1-Core 110
2-Core 229
83% 143 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 416
60% 436 Pts
64-Core 445
30% 445 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$146
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
33.3% Below average
Lighting 132
Reflection 81.6
Parallax 121
35% 112 fps
MRender 79.2
Gravity 124
Splatting 84.6
33% 95.9 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 33.3%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV500240G 240GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 003056RI
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 439
Write 427
Mixed 361
91% 409 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 88.6
4K Mixed 45.1
163% 57.4 MB/s
DQ Read 308
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 153
147% 234 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 90%
Kingston A400 120GB-$20
106GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 266 55 55 56 55 54 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
69.7% Good
Read 393
Write 373
Mixed 273
SusWrite 90.3
63% 282 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 23.8
127% 49.5 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 330
DQ Mixed 132
133% 209 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 81%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$73
228GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 117 119 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 90
Write 105
Mixed 21.5
SusWrite 118
60% 83.7 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 110%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$72
620GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 167 167 166 165 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 158
Mixed 106
SusWrite 165
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX2400C15/8G KHX3200C16D4/8GX 16GB
2400, 2400 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
77.5% Very good
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 31.7
MC Mixed 23.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 28
SC Mixed 22.3
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 65.3
61% 65.3 ns
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 95%

 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 1,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship

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

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