MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics86% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (48%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory20 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 05:37
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 48%
Watch Gameplay: 1080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700-$327
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
63.5% Good
Memory 77.1
1-Core 96.4
2-Core 163
68% 112 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 315
40% 300 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
86% Excellent
Lighting 109
Reflection 109
Parallax 94.3
90% 104 fps
MRender 94.2
Gravity 98.5
Splatting 86.7
56% 93.2 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 86%
Great: 115%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SUV300S37A240G 240GB
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM12.G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 276 197 76 151 44 144 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 380
Write 356
Mixed 307
SusWrite 148
67% 298 MB/s
4K Read 17.9
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 23
87% 32.7 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 184
179% 283 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 91%
Seagate Expansion+ 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 9300
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 119 117 114 116 117 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 76.2
Write 124
Mixed 82.9
SusWrite 117
74% 99.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
164% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$52
763GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 165 163 154 161 164 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
87.6% Excellent
Read 146
Write 150
Mixed 71.1
SusWrite 160
96% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
89% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 87.6%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
520GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 183 183 184 185 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 181
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 184
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
165% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 108%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
64.3% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 22.6
68% 23.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 15.3
44% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 86.1
46% 86.1 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 117%

 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 2,184 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $986
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