MSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 85.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics109% 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 Drive79.4% 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 30 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A72
MotherboardMSI Z270 PC MATE (MS-7A72)  (all builds)
Memory27.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170203
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateOct 25 '20 at 11:56
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 as expected (40th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Memory 89.5
1-Core 135
2-Core 250
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 442
8-Core 683
72% 563 Pts
64-Core 689
46% 689 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 139
Reflection 137
Parallax 136
114% 137 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 132
Splatting 105
67% 116 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 SATA M.2 275GB-$90
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR040
SusWrite @10s intervals: 419 241 144 148 147 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Read 470
Write 424
Mixed 351
SusWrite 207
81% 363 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 89.7
4K Mixed 29.1
120% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 265
198% 260 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 94%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$130
681GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2422 2164 1209 1210 1209 1206 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
362% Outstanding
Read 2471
Write 2,356
Mixed 1,567
SusWrite 1,570
446% 1,991 MB/s
4K Read 64.1
4K Write 188
4K Mixed 95.9
320% 116 MB/s
DQ Read 1,600
DQ Write 1,446
DQ Mixed 1,493
1,128% 1,513 MB/s
Poor: 217%
This bench: 362%
Great: 357%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 205 206 204 204 205 206 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86.6% Excellent
Read 95.9
Write 169
Mixed 28.1
SusWrite 205
90% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
362% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 86.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3200 C16 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
81.6% Excellent
MC Read 29.6
MC Write 31.4
MC Mixed 25.5
82% 28.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.9
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 24.5
73% 25.7 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 114%

 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 1,795 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $855
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