MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 85%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 91.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics107% 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.
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-7A78
MotherboardMSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170628
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 02 '20 at 18:03
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 above expectations (74th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Memory 89.7
1-Core 138
2-Core 262
93% 163 Pts
4-Core 502
8-Core 730
80% 616 Pts
64-Core 722
48% 722 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
MSI(1462 3363) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (64th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
107% Outstanding
Lighting 132
Reflection 141
Parallax 132
107% 135 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 136
Splatting 117
108% 125 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 107%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
16GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 449
Write 423
Mixed 381
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 63.3
220% 80.3 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 343
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 76% Great: 123%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
931GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2208 2191 1522 1490 1512 1515 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
377% Outstanding
Read 2,554
Write 1,740
Mixed 1,587
SusWrite 1,740
426% 1,905 MB/s
4K Read 69
4K Write 187
4K Mixed 97.2
328% 118 MB/s
DQ Read 1,583
DQ Write 1,403
DQ Mixed 1,474
1,110% 1,487 MB/s
Poor: 226%
This bench: 377%
Great: 376%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
202GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 170 176 176 174 175 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 148
Write 124
Mixed 75.6
SusWrite 175
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (28th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
69.9% Good
MC Read 26.3
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 19.8
69% 24.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 103%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78) Builds (Compare 369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: MSI Z270 GAMING M6 AC (MS-7A78)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,009
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