MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 92.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics58.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive292% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '20 at 20:39
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$220
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Memory 95.8
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 515
8-Core 502
70% 508 Pts
64-Core 515
35% 515 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2027 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
58.6% Above average
Lighting 73.2
Reflection 73.8
Parallax 62.9
60% 70 fps
MRender 73
Gravity 71
Splatting 74
44% 72.7 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$80
215GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 937 864 863 869 864 810 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
292% Outstanding
Read 1,671
Write 2,053
Mixed 1387
SusWrite 868
336% 1,495 MB/s
4K Read 70.1
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 96.3
324% 115 MB/s
DQ Read 1,734
DQ Write 1,483
DQ Mixed 1,588
1,195% 1,602 MB/s
Poor: 207%
This bench: 292%
Great: 336%
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 60GB
25GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 57 59 60 59 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49.1% Average
Read 172
Write 64.9
Mixed 93
SusWrite 59.2
22% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 29.5
4K Write 65
4K Mixed 28.5
116% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 86.4
DQ Write 65
DQ Mixed 74.4
56% 75.3 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 76%
WD WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB
142GB free
Firmware: 02.01C03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 57 58 58 58 58 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
33.8% Below average
Read 60.2
Write 59.7
Mixed 44.2
SusWrite 57.1
41% 55.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 35%
WD WD7500AZEX-00ZF5A0 750GB
543GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 104 100 104 104 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 99.5
Write 93.8
Mixed 52.1
SusWrite 103
64% 87.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$69
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 29.2
102% 35.7 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 41.9
SC Mixed 30.2
90% 31.4 GB/s
Latency 54.5
73% 54.5 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 101%
Great: 104%

 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 2,207 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $984
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