MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.4%, 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 Drive101% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
27 days ago, 27 days ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161020
Uptime3.2 Days
Run DateMay 18 '21 at 04:38
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 way below expectations (18th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Memory 86.2
1-Core 128
2-Core 231
86% 149 Pts
4-Core 403
8-Core 616
65% 510 Pts
64-Core 620
42% 620 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing below potential (71st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
109% Outstanding
Lighting 133
Reflection 140
Parallax 128
107% 134 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 141
Splatting 120
110% 125 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
126GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 383 301 204 192 177 174 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 310
Mixed 360
SusWrite 238
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 97.6
4K Mixed 46.1
164% 59.5 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 357
268% 358 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 101%
Great: 123%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
238GB free
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 48 51 49 50 52 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 242% Great: 377%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$60
89GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 53 58 64 76 76 75 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 105
Write 93.3
Mixed 74
SusWrite 66.8
63% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 74%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$118
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
64.9% Good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 23.2
MC Mixed 20.1
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 23.2
SC Mixed 19.7
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,111
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