MSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics21.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 months ago, 1 month ago.
SystemMSI MS-7A59
MotherboardMSI Z270 SLI PLUS (MS-7A59)  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180630
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '21 at 22:29
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$194
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Memory 84.6
1-Core 121
2-Core 228
84% 145 Pts
4-Core 398
8-Core 411
55% 404 Pts
64-Core 405
27% 405 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$500
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
21.3% Poor
Lighting 25.3
Reflection 25.5
Parallax 36.1
20% 29 fps
MRender 25.7
Gravity 28.1
Splatting 20
22% 24.6 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.3%
Great: 26%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$125
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR060
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 445
Write 429
Mixed 370
92% 414 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 98
4K Mixed 32.8
131% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 306
223% 287 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 93%
WD Green 2TB (2010)-$100
1TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 104 107 105 104 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 109
Write 118
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 106
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
140% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws 4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$129
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
68.2% Good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 25.4
MC Mixed 21.2
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 24.8
SC Mixed 20.7
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 86%

 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 3,426 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,066
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