MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 68%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics81% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateNov 27 '20 at 07:06
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 36%
Watch Gameplay: 1070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$244
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
68% Good
Memory 92
1-Core 112
2-Core 167
76% 124 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 285
36% 268 Pts
64-Core 288
19% 288 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 68%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing below potential (67th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
81% Excellent
Lighting 102
Reflection 107
Parallax 97.7
83% 102 fps
MRender 90.9
Gravity 100
Splatting 0.3
79% 63.8 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDC WDS250G2B0B-00YS70 250GB
53GB free
Firmware: 401020WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 228 222 225 211 227 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
92% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 340
Mixed 185
SusWrite 226
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 33.4
145% 58.5 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 262
217% 315 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 92%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$68
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 53 44 34 32 70 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
33.9% Below average
Read 67.9
Write 88.8
Mixed 36.7
SusWrite 50.2
45% 60.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
82% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2667 MHz
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.4% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 24.1
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.9
SC Write 22
SC Mixed 21.6
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 95%

 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 2,624 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $986
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HDDRAMUSB
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